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Music Spotlight: Pryor Baird

Jun 02, 2023 at 09:53 am by Bethany Bowman

One of my favorite groups to interview are the finalists from the music competition shows. To make it to the finales of any of the shows, artists normally have talent in spade.... Read More

The Evocation of Artificial Intelligence and Social Media

May 31, 2023 at 03:10 pm by JC Bowman 14

During the COVID pandemic, we watched online learning fail to deliver the results hoped for by education policymakers. We have not even understood what worked and what failed..... Read More

Music Spotlight: Mitchell Tenpenny

May 30, 2023 at 11:19 am by Bethany Bowman

Mega country star Mitchell Tenpenny recently teamed up with TikTok and Prevacid for a live presentation, showing fans how he combats the “stress-burn” that can be.... Read More

Why We Honor Memorial Day

May 27, 2023 at 10:53 am by JC Bowman 20

“Courage, of all national qualities, is the most precarious; because it is exerted only at intervals, and by a few in every nation,” wrote David Hume. It takes cou.... Read More

Good Intentions Meets Ineffective Bureaucracy

May 26, 2023 at 09:59 am by JC Bowman 7

Educators have argued about approaches to reading instruction since public education began. A one-size-fits-all solution to reading does not work for everyone. Our state has c.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Noah Riley Teal

May 26, 2023 at 09:53 am by Bethany Bowman

Having just turned 18 years old, Noah Riley Teal is a singer, songwriter, and guitar slinger. “A southern rocker triple threat,” his publicist states. They contin.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Spencer Crandall

May 18, 2023 at 11:07 am by Bethany Bowman

I remember the first time hearing Spencer Crandall’s song “Made.” The lyrics Cause soulmates aren't found they're made/ Yeah, we choose each other every day.... Read More

Mental Health is the New Pandemic

May 16, 2023 at 02:08 pm by JC Bowman

When education leaders talk about lightening the load, it isn’t about doing less, it is about focusing efforts on what is most important. Stephen Covey made a career out.... Read More

Student Discipline Needs Better Systems and Processes

May 15, 2023 at 10:23 am by JC Bowman 29

Children cannot learn in a classroom where their teachers spend a significant amount of time dealing with student discipline issues. It can be unsafe for the teacher and the o.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Jay Allen

May 12, 2023 at 06:00 am by Bethany Bowman

When rising artist Jay Allen debuted the song, “No Prayer Like Mama’s,” I knew this was the artist I wanted to feature for Mother’s Day Weekend. To be.... Read More

Governor Bill Lee Signs School Safety Measures into Law

May 10, 2023 at 09:54 am by JC Bowman 2

Governor Bill Lee Signs School Safety Measures into Law Professional Educators of Tennessee applauded the passage of new school safety legislation, signed into law by Governo.... Read More

Joe and Linda Chambers, Eric Church, and Butch Spyridon Awarded Stars on Walk of Fame

May 08, 2023 at 01:14 pm by Bethany Bowman

On May 4th, three more stars were added to The Music City Walk of Fame. The Walk of Fame Park was established in 2006. May 4th marked the 25th ceremony where Star 98 was awar.... Read More
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