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Editorial questions Gov. Haslam’s priorities after teacher pay reversal

J.C. Bowman, executive director of Professional Educators of Tennessee, on Tuesday penned a response to Gov. Bill Haslam’s decision to delay a promised increase in teacher salaries. With the disclaimer that matters related to teacher pay have a direct impact

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Nooga roundup

David Morton’s got your weekly roundup of the top local, state, and federal government stories.

Posted in Education, Governing

Your turn: Haslam, Huffman announce teacher compensation initiative

Since there would be a financial impact to the Tennessee Ticket household if and when teacher salary adjustments are made locally, I don’t feel I should make a public comment on yesterday’s announcement by Gov. Bill Haslam and Commissioner of

Posted in Education, Write-in Votes

Common Corify, day one

Andrea Zelinski collected social media and web content about today’s Senate Education Committee hearing into a thorough Storify post.

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Tennessee students achieve academic growth

Like many, I’ve been anxiously awaiting the results of this year’s Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP); but remember, schools that consistently perform very well can get dinged on “value-added” measurements simply because there’s not much room to go up. It’s

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