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Co-sponsor changes stance on bill to repeal Common Core

The standards spell out what students should know and when.

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Graduation rate higher in Kentucky than US overall

Kentucky’s graduation rate in the 2012-13 school year was 86 percent.

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APSU celebrates fall graduates, students on Dean’s List

Students who are named to the Dean’s List have achieved a semester GPA of 3.5 or greater.

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Senate committee to examine testing in schools

Republican Lamar Alexander of Tennessee leads the Senate’s education committee.



Local student and teacher win Normandy study trip

Trip is produced through National History Day, a competition for middle and high school age students.


Jan. 18, 2015

Children can take inexpensive, educational music classes at APSU

Classes begin on Jan. 26 and go through March 17.


Jan. 18, 2015

New exhibit at APSU showcases roadtrip paintings across America

A lecture by the artist will take place in at 12:30 p.m. on Monday Feb. 16.

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Jan. 16, 2015

Governor’s administration files teacher evaluation bill

Currently, 35 percent of an educator’s evaluation is composed of student achievement data.

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Jan. 14, 2015

Two honored during APSU Candlelight Ball Award Luncheon

Congressman Phil Roe and Tom Creech were recognized.


Jan. 13, 2015

School board approves zoning for Oakland Elementary

The zoning plan for the new Oakland Elementary School involves students at Rossview, Northeast and Carmel Elementary schools.

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Rossview High School hosts Buddy Bowl

Rossview’s football “Hawks” shared their love of the game with the Buddy Ball Special Needs Athletic League.


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Vanderbilt gang-rape defense points to campus culture

Attorneys say their clients’ judgment was “warped by a campus culture where drunken sex was common.”


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Haslam to visit Clarksville to promote Insure TN proposal

The proposal would extend health care coverage to more than 200,000 low-income Tennesseans.