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

Feb. 15 MTSU Transfer Promise Scholarship deadline looms for qualifying students

Feb 12, 2021 at 09:58 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — As MTSU’s Monday, Feb. 15, Transfer Promise Scholarship deadline looms, the university’s recruiting team is enjoying a s.... Read More

Excellence in Education Becomes an Outdoor Experience for Murfreesboro City Schools Foundation

Feb 10, 2021 at 08:24 am by scott

(Murfreesboro, TN) The 14th Annual Excellence in Education will become An Outdoor Experience on Friday, May 1st at 6 p.m. The outdoor event will be held at Cannonsburgh V.... Read More

OPINION: Statement from the Professional Educators of Tennessee on the State of the State

Feb 09, 2021 at 07:27 am by WGNS

The Below Opinion Submission is from the Professional Educators of Tennessee: We have not always seen eye-to-eye with Governor Lee on the administration’s vision an.... Read More

TCAT Murfreesboro president re-elected to Council for Occupational Education governing board

Jan 26, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

The presidents of two Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology have been re-elected to the governing board of the Council on Occupational Education, the national accrediting a.... Read More

Supplies Needed for Special Kids Staff

Jan 26, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN -- As Special Kids staff continue to provide care within both their therapy and nursing centers to children with complex medical needs, organizational le.... Read More

Smyrna ESL instructor Meghan Vigil named regional and statewide Teacher of the Year by the Tennessee Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages

Jan 11, 2021 at 07:22 am by WGNS

Despite the encouragement from colleagues, Meghan Vigil was not sure she would have an opportunity to attend a virtual business meeting being held during an annual conference.... Read More

Rutherford School Board declines hybrid calendar proposal; all in-person students will resume school on Monday, Jan. 11.

Jan 05, 2021 at 09:39 pm by WGNS

A proposal to use a hybrid schedule for students for the next four weeks was not approved by the Rutherford County Board of Education Tuesday evening.  Director of Schoo.... Read More

OPINION: Alarm Bells Ringing on Education Technology

Dec 28, 2020 at 09:52 am by WGNS

OP-ED by JC Bowman and Scott Cepicky with the Professional Educators of TN  The 2020 Netflix movie, The Social Dilemma, explores the growth of social media.... Read More

Siegel High School Teacher Katie Harris Wins Grant

Nov 18, 2020 at 09:06 am by WGNS

Katie Harris, who brings twelve years of experience to Siegel High School, was recently awarded the Richard Siegel Grant for more than $9,000. The grant will be used to help d.... 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

Ten $5,000 grants available to support educators during COVID-19 pandemic

Oct 28, 2020 at 06:00 am by WGNS

While administrators and teachers have reacted in remarkable ways during unprecedented times, AAA understands that classroom needs continue to evolve. Starting today, AAA.... Read More

MTSU's College of Graduate Studies boosts viral outreach with virtual events

Sep 22, 2020 at 12:57 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — In the midst of COVID-19, MTSU’s College of Graduate Studies had an almost 28% growth in enrollment this fall and wants to con.... 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

New Huntington Learning Center Opens In Murfreesboro

Aug 07, 2020 at 11:42 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Huntington Learning Center has opened a brand-new center in Murfreesboro on July 27. The Murfreesboro center is located at 2812 Old Fort Parkway, Suite K,.... Read More

OPINION: Opposing Duty Free Lunch Waivers from the TN State Board of Education

Jul 23, 2020 at 05:45 am by WGNS

OPINION RELEASE - PROFESSIONAL EDUCATORS OF TENNESSEE OPPOSE BLANKET WAIVERS ON DUTY FREE LUNCH:  Professional Educators of Tennessee, a non-partisan teacher association,.... Read More

EDITORIAL: State can help families and veterans become homeowners during economic downturn

Jul 15, 2020 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

Editorial By TN State Rep. Charlie Baum of Murfreesboro: Even in good economic times, finding affordable housing can be challenging.  Finding adequate housing is even mor.... Read More

Education at the Rutherford County Juvenile Detention Center - Teen being held on murder charge Graduates

Jul 14, 2020 at 11:11 am by WGNS

Teens who were at the Rutherford County Juvenile Detention Center during COVID-19 continued learning when schools closed early. Judge Donna Scott Davenport told WGNS NEWS abou.... Read More