Education

Couplehood: The Battle Over a Hole in the Bucket Becomes a Ballad

Oct 03, 2022 at 06:50 pm by Paulette Jackson

There’s a hole in the bucket, dear Liza, dear Liza, There’s a hole in the bucket, dear Liza, a hole. Then mend it, dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry,Then mend i.... Read More

Today's Commentary: Building a Better Pipeline with Educator Prep

Sep 28, 2022 at 11:34 pm by JC Bowman

Like everyone else, Rutherford County educators are concerned about the quality and quantity of applicants entering the field of education. Talented adults who want to teach f.... Read More

Public Education: Academic Schizophrenia, Quiet Quitting, and Change

Sep 23, 2022 at 10:16 am by JC Bowman

by JC Bowman - Professional Educators of Tennessee My late father-in-law Dr. Robert O’Bannon, a noted college professor, coined a phrase he called “acade.... Read More

Letter to the Editor: All About School Choice

Sep 21, 2022 at 04:31 pm by Voice Wire

Letter to the Editor: I recently spoke at the Tennessee Charter School Commission hearing in support of American Classical Academy Rutherford, a proposed charter school in my.... Read More

States that lack enough childcare workers

Sep 15, 2022 at 09:05 pm by Voice Wire

  Over the last two and a half years, the COVID-19 pandemic put a spotlight on the importance of childcare to the U.S. economy. Throughout the pandemic, stressed-out.... Read More

Children Are More Important Than Test Scores

Sep 15, 2022 at 08:58 pm by JC Bowman

“Public Education” is on the lips of every politician during every election cycle. Yet, the debate continues across our state and nation. If it is doing well or if.... Read More
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The 9/11 Stair Climb took place in Deason, Tennessee - 'We Will Never Forget'

Sep 12, 2022 at 06:33 am by Voice Wire

(Deason, TN) "WE WILL NEVER FORGET" was the unifying slogan born from September 11, 2001 when an attack on America started with two aircraft hitting the World Trade Center, al.... Read More

Never Forgotten

Sep 11, 2022 at 05:35 pm by JC Bowman

George W. Bush said that the United States of America was “a country awakened to danger and called to defend freedom.” He was talking about the events of September.... Read More

Grant Approved to Tackle Digital Literacy in Tennessee

Sep 07, 2022 at 11:29 am by Voice Wire

The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture recently received a grant to implement 4-H Tech Changemakers, a unique program that enables teen leaders to learn and.... Read More

Study Based in Middle Tennessee Will Evaluate Alternative Strategies for Administering Monkeypox Vaccine

Sep 07, 2022 at 10:38 am by Voice Wire

According to the CDC on Wednesday morning (09/07/2022), the number of Monkeypox cases across the United States has risen to 20,733. In Tennessee, that number is now up to 208-.... Read More

Commentary: Some People Are Just Mean

Sep 02, 2022 at 01:30 pm by JC Bowman

Bullying does not just happen in Murfreesboro or Rutherford County Schools. Beverly Flaxington, writing in Psychology Today, reports that “bullying is a fact of life for.... Read More

Education is More Than a Possibility

Aug 31, 2022 at 07:44 pm by JC Bowman

Nelson Mandela asserted, “It is not beyond our power to create a world in which all children have access to a good education. Those who do not believe this, have small i.... Read More