Voices

Celebrate Presidents’ Day!

Feb 19, 2024 at 01:54 pm by JC Bowman

Presidents' Day is a US national holiday that honors the first president, George Washington. The role of the President of the United States is unlike any other and requires un.... Read More

Help Wanted: Seeking Qualified Teachers

Feb 14, 2024 at 03:18 pm by JC Bowman

The truth is that teaching is a challenging profession that requires a unique set of skills and abilities, and not everyone is cut out for it. The pandemic worsened the proble.... Read More

Tennessee State of the State Preview and Thoughts

Feb 03, 2024 at 09:06 am by JC Bowman

State of the State speeches are highly significant for governors as they allow them to communicate their vision, priorities, and plans to the citizens and lawmakers of the sta.... Read More

Eliminate Bureaucratic Barriers in Public Education

Jan 31, 2024 at 09:37 am by JC Bowman

Over the past four decades, schools and their staff have been burdened with burdensome regulations and requirements, hindering effective teaching. Public education is often ha.... Read More

Education 2024 and Beyond

Jan 04, 2024 at 01:49 pm by JC Bowman

The 2024 legislative session should be interesting. While Governor Bill Lee has proposed universal vouchers, this issue will continue to garner attention and debate. The succe.... Read More

We Need Christmas in Our Lives

Dec 22, 2023 at 08:38 pm by JC Bowman

It is a time of the season when we all become a little more self-reflective of ourselves and the world around us. Many are looking forward to Christmas. Billy Graham used to s.... Read More

Thanksgiving is a Day of Gratitude

Nov 21, 2023 at 11:59 am by JC Bowman

Thanksgiving Day is the perfect canvas of autumn’s ambered hues amid crisp breezy harmonies of winter’s anticipated arrival. Family and friends are the theme for m.... Read More

Legacy of the American Veteran

Nov 10, 2023 at 01:01 pm by JC Bowman

This Veteran’s Day I am moved to recall the burdens of war and the weight of its tragedy. History reveals the rugged tapestry of the American Veteran from plight to hom.... Read More

Upholding Promises on Veterans Day

Nov 09, 2023 at 08:55 pm by JC Bowman

November 11th is the day when the United States celebrates Veterans Day, marking the end of World War 1. On this day we express gratitude to every military veteran for their u.... Read More

School Choice Is Not Going Away

Nov 07, 2023 at 11:36 am by JC Bowman

To be successful in gaining public support, public education must have the support of taxpayers, voters, and parents. Education is not a one-size-fits-all system and what may.... Read More

Violent Students Must Be Accountable

Sep 21, 2023 at 02:20 pm by JC Bowman

Educators are the lifeblood of our communities. Not only do they educate our children, but they also serve as role models and support systems, pouring their hearts into our ki.... Read More

Labor Day in America 2023

Sep 01, 2023 at 01:20 pm by JC Bowman 23

Labor Day, we honor and recognize the contributions and achievements of people who work. The credit for establishing Labor Day as a federal holiday celebrated on the first Mon.... Read More