Woodson: Commissioner McQueen Has Provided Steady, Strong, Student-Focused Leadership

NASHVILLE – The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) has released this statement from Executive Chairman and CEO Jamie Woodson about the announcement that Tennessee Commissioner of Education Candice McQueen will leave office in January: Tennessee students have been served very well by the steady and strong leadership of Commissioner McQueen. Her priorities have been…

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How a Nashville school librarian is teaching America to be more civil | Plazas

Incoming Hume-Fogg Magnet High freshmen walked single file into the school library for the purpose of sitting and talking to each other like adults should. For the past year, school librarian Amanda Smithfield has organized monthly roundtable discussions with students of different political stripes to talk about tough issues of the day over pizza. On Wednesday, the students at…

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