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Montgomery County schools raise money for healthy hearts

Students in the Middle Tennessee region will raise a projected one million dollars for the American Heart Association.



Hopkinsville High School rejects yearbook comments

Administrators rejected quotes chosen by three seniors.



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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Jan. 21, 2015

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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Jan. 21, 2015

Senate committee to examine testing in schools

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


Jan. 21, 2015

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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