Pushback to Common Core State Standards has been led primarily by conservatives until now.
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Some of the country’s most influential health care companies are banding together to train the industry’s next generation of executives. The Nashville Health Care Council announced its “Fellows” program Monday.
Bill Frist says he believes “education” can still boost Tennessee’s poor rankings in childhood obesity, even while places like New York City are banning big gulps. The former Senate Majority Leader was part of an obesity forum in Nashville Friday.
A review of the Tennessee’s controversial new system for evaluating teachers is due out in the next couple of weeks. The state’s top education official doubts it will bring many surprises.
The group charged with reviewing Tennessee’s teacher evaluation process says the state needs to do more to help educators improve. The State Collaborative on Reforming Education, or SCORE, says more intensive skill-building programs should be a top priority this year.
One of Tennessee’s most prominent Republicans has been touring famine-stricken parts of the Horn of Africa with White House officials.
Former U.S. Senator Bill Frist joined Governor Bill Haslam Thursday, kicking off the first project of the governor’s task force on health and wellness. Its focus is on treating a high-cost, chronic heart condition.
One of the state’s most influential politicians and self-styled education reformers says collective bargaining can be a barrier to educating students. Bill Frist made some of his first statements on Tennessee’s debate over teachers unions Thursday.
More than two-thirds of Tennesseans want higher testing standards in public schools, despite the added cost to districts and the hardship on students whose grades will drop. The poll was paid for by the education advocacy group called SCORE, founded by former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist.
A public relations blitz begins this week as the state’s top official tries to explain why standardized test scores are going to go down – way down.
Frist, the one-time Republican majority leader, says he’s proud of the Obama administration for addressing what he called an “inexcusable” gap in healthcare coverage. That’s even though the law passed narrowly, with only Democratic support.
An action plan released today aims to make Tennessee’s schools top in the Southeast by 2014.
Former Tennessee Senator Bill Frist’s education reform group met in Nashville today to discuss teacher effectiveness.