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
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Little Kids Rock Rebrands as ‘Music Will’

Sep 16, 2022 at 04:50 pm by Bethany Bowman

NASHVILLE, Tennessee - As part of a five-city tour to promote their new branded non-profit Music Will (formerly known as Little Kids Rock) founder Dave Wish spoke to me about.... 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

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

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

Meet third grade teacher Audra McLeod at David Youree Elementary School

Aug 31, 2022 at 03:48 pm by Voice Wire

By GRAYSON LEE MAXWELL Audra Mcleod is a third grade teacher at David Youree Elementary and was last year’s teacher of the year. In this week’s #RutherfordFac.... Read More

Meet senior Sulav Rayamajhi, the ‘Mayor’ of Rockvale High School

Aug 27, 2022 at 03:01 pm by Voice Wire

You won’t find a bigger fan of all things Rockvale High School than senior Sulav Rayamajhi.  He’s lovingly known as the “Mayor of Rockvale” by hi.... Read More

Murfreesboro City School Teachers Receive State and National Awards

Aug 27, 2022 at 02:55 pm by Voice Wire

(Murfreesboro, TN)- Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) excelled at the Tennessee Department of Education Excellence in Education banquet. MCS teachers were promine.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools again named among best school districts in TN

Aug 23, 2022 at 09:59 pm by Voice Wire

Rutherford County Schools remains one of the top school districts in Tennessee, based on academic growth scores released by the Tennessee Department of Education. RCS earned.... Read More

Letter to the Editor: Public Education is the Great Equalizer

May 26, 2022 at 01:29 pm by Voice Wire

As a retired educator, I want to say a special “thank you” to the current public school teachers who work with every student every day.  Unlike so many other.... Read More