The Webb School gets to celebrate 150th anniversary finale -- in 152nd year

Oct 15, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

BELL BUCKLE, Tenn. – It is a year and a half later than expected, but The Webb School’s 150th anniversary celebration finale will be hosted on campus Oct. 21-.... Read More

MTSU council applauds governor’s nod to importance of economics education

Oct 05, 2021 at 10:43 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Gov. Bill Lee signed a proclamation earlier this year that recognizes October as Economic Education Month in Tennessee.The designation was pet.... Read More

Greg Jones Named Senior Vice President of Education and Workforce Development at Rutherford County Chamber

Oct 04, 2021 at 03:55 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) — The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce Greg Jones as senior vice president of education and workforce development, a.... Read More

Rutherford County students gain access to STEM opportunities through $25,000 Nissan donation

Sep 23, 2021 at 08:30 am by WGNS

Rutherford County students will have increased access to STEM programs and materials thanks to a generous $25,000 donation from Nissan North America.STEM stands for Science, T.... Read More

Rockvale Middle School Need's Help Paying for Technology

Sep 09, 2021 at 01:23 pm by WGNS

A fall fundraiser is taking place at Rockvale Middle School. Volunteers say that they are not having as much luck this year at hitting their target goal is $30 per student a.... Read More

MTSU chemistry professor serves as ‘catalyst’ to land two federal research grants

Sep 08, 2021 at 05:45 pm by WGNS

Photo: Keying Ding, Middle Tennessee State University associate chemistry professor, left, works with her research assistant and MTSU graduate student Katelynn Farmer on a che.... Read More

MTSU online education degree equips educators for modern classroom

Sep 03, 2021 at 09:10 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU education professor Barbara Young has over 50 years of experience in the field of education, more than 30 of them spent on the.... Read More

Human services practicum provides Riverdale students work-based learning opportunities

Aug 31, 2021 at 07:24 am by WGNS

The summer leading into her freshman year of high school, Katelyn Cahill lost her grandmother.Cahill was 14.Despite all the time she had spent with her maternal grandmother, s.... Read More

New Program to Assist High School Seniors in Boosting ACT Scores

Aug 26, 2021 at 02:33 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Education has announced an opportunity this fall for all high school seniors to boost their scores on the A.... Read More

Survey: Tennessee Is the 12th Least Educated U.S. State

Aug 26, 2021 at 02:21 pm by WGNS

Amid the intersection of mounting debt and rising college costs comes an honest question: Is college worth it? The nation’s student loan debt levels were around $1.4 tr.... Read More

MTSU's Lana Seivers to receive Gilbert award for education, children's advocacy

Aug 17, 2021 at 12:06 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU’s Lana Seivers, dean emerita of the College of Education, devoted her almost half-century-long career to education — fro.... Read More

Rutherford County Educator selected for Special Education Advisory Council at MTSU

Aug 13, 2021 at 08:16 am by WGNS

Dr. Thurman Tucker has been selected to participate in the Advisory Council for Special Education Collaborative.   Tucker, who teaches seventh grade inclusion math at L.... Read More
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Rutherford County Schools are BACK in Session - See ALL the Photos!

Aug 09, 2021 at 06:07 pm by WGNS

Schools are back in session and Monday was officially the first full day of classes for Rutherford County students. More than 48,000 students returned to 50 schools thr.... Read More

Books in School - A Commentary by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Aug 09, 2021 at 10:01 am by WGNS

It’s a new school year for students and so the talk begins, what books are suitable for students? With more, here is MTSU Professor Larry Burriss… Verbatim:&nb.... Read More

School Education - Prohibited Concepts in Instruction for Tennessee

Aug 07, 2021 at 01:45 pm by WGNS

Schools in Tennessee have new rules to follow when it comes to a number of issues, but one item that has stood out in recent weeks revolves around a number of subjects that ar.... Read More

BUSINESS: FirstBank Mortgage Donates $12,000 In Scholarships To Murfreesboro Families

Aug 06, 2021 at 12:55 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (Aug. 6, 2021) – FirstBank mortgage banker Brandon Burks has awarded $12,000 in scholarships to Murfreesboro-area families as part of FirstBank&.... Read More

MTSU and Murfreesboro-based McGuire Management Group Announce Tuition-free Education for Employees working at MMG-owned McDonald’s Franchises

Aug 05, 2021 at 06:45 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Well before MTSU and Murfreesboro-based McGuire Management Group publicly announced a new partnership making it more affordable for current an.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Prepare for Students to Return to the Classroom

Jul 27, 2021 at 01:45 pm by WGNS

The new school year is about to begin and schools around the state are making preparations to keep COVID-19 out of the classroom.WGNS NEWS was told the janitorial staff within.... Read More

Longtime Eagleville ag teacher, Bruce Haley, recognized nationally

Jul 23, 2021 at 06:15 am by WGNS

Bruce Haley will be first to admit his handkerchief gets wet from time to time. No. He’s not wiping the sweat from his brow. It’s from drying the tears that fall.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools: New online platform will assist adults wishing to complete diploma

Jul 21, 2021 at 04:41 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools is partnering with Graduation Alliance to make enrolling in its adult high school program more convenient for a greater number of potential students.... Read More