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Tennessee Ranks 46th in the Nation for Education Spending

Tennessee is very near the bottom of a list most states want to lead, and it’s not the first time. Tennessee has ranked near the bottom of the nation in education spending again, according to a nationwide education spending report.

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Study Finds Crime Drops in Tennessee Schools

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation reports crime is dropping in Tennessee’s schools.

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Tennessee Teacher Survey Shows Satisfaction

A recent statewide teacher survey shows Tennessee educators are satisfied with the teaching and learning conditions of their school, according to the national New Teacher Center.

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Tennessee Collective Bargaining Debate Reaches Senate Floor

A bill that would end teacher’s collective bargaining rights in Tennessee is scheduled for debate on the state senate floor tonight.

Teachers take a break before a protest rally at the Tennessee state capitol building. Photo by Christine Jessel.
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Collective Bargaining in East Tennessee

In Tennessee’s Collective Bargaining War, it was State Representative Debra Maggart who fired the proverbial first shot. Speaking in a House Education Committee meeting, Maggart told fellow legislators, “The unions had a great run.”