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‘Race to the Top’ Funds Can’t Plug Budget Holes, and Won’t Create New Ones Later, Bredesen Says

May 14, 2010 at 12:10 pm

Governor Phil Bredesen is reminding people that federal “Race to the Top” funds can’t be used to plug budget holes. That’s after Tennessee was chosen to receive a federal $500 million for classroom innovation.

Vanderbilt Dean Testifies During Congressional Hearing

April 19, 2010 at 8:11 am

A Vanderbilt University professor told Congressional lawmakers that the proper education of teachers, as well as students, is the key to creating a No Child Left Behind system that will have greater impact across the country.

Race to the Top Proposal Has Support of All Gubernatorial Candidates

January 21, 2010 at 8:24 pm

Governor Phil Bredesen says he’s confident the programs proposed in the state’s Race to the Top application will be supported by his successor, if the state wins the massive federal education grant.

NCATE Changes Follow Board of Regents’ Example

June 23, 2009 at 5:50 am

Education majors at TBR institutions are beginning to take significantly fewer courses in how to teach. Instead, they spend a full year’s residency in schools, instead of a single semester of student teaching.