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 piloting program to Fast-Track those with math, science backgrounds to become teachers

Jun 24, 2021 at 10:19 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools has been selected for a fast-track pilot program that will allow those interested in becoming math or science teachers to earn their teaching credent.... Read More

Lascassas teacher nominated for prestigious Athena Award credits Junior League of Murfreesboro with helping her develop leadership skills and confidence

Jun 16, 2021 at 11:25 am by WGNS

Lascassas teacher April Holland has come a long way.She always preferred working in the background and supporting others with their projects.But her experience with the Junior.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Director earns third MTSU education degree

Jun 07, 2021 at 02:38 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — For MTSU alumnus Trey Duke, education was a calling.  From his first MTSU degree in education in 2003, his recent appointment t.... Read More

Holding Tennessee Educators Harmless on End of the Year Evaluations, due to the COVID Pandemic

Feb 22, 2021 at 10:36 am by WGNS

State Representative Charlie Baum who lives in Murfreesboro, says that three new bills will focus on helping children advance their learning and learn additional things they w.... Read More

Teacher Shortage to have an impact Locally and Throughout Tennessee

Nov 16, 2020 at 10:57 am by WGNS

Bobbi Lussier (pronounced LOO-sher), executive director of professional laboratory experiences in the MTSU College of Education, told WGNS NEWS that more teachers are needed i.... Read More

Editorial: Why Johnny Still Can’t Read

Oct 29, 2020 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Editorial: "Why Johnny Still Can’t Read," by JC Bowman, Executive Director of Professional Educators of Tennessee  Reading is a fundamental and necessary skill and.... Read More

TDEC Offers Teachers Toolkits for Earth Science Week

Sep 18, 2020 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), in partnership with the American Geosciences Institute, will distribute a limited number of Earth Science Week.... Read More

Tennessee Teacher Pay Gap reported to be -13.2%

Aug 20, 2020 at 10:48 am by WGNS

With fall nearly here, schools across the country are solidifying their reopening plans amidst the pandemic. Teachers are becoming the new frontline workers, and with the viru.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Sgt. headed to new career as a Blackman Educator

Jul 14, 2020 at 10:31 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office recently honored Sgt. Jimmy Cassidy. Sgt. Cassidy served the county for 22 years. He was part of the Sheriff's Services Unit.Cassi.... Read More