NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/TNS/WMOT) — Tennessee's largest teachers' union is suing the Knox County Board of Education, claiming the student test scores used to assess a teacher's performance were flawed and cost her a bonus.
The Tennessee Education Association has long argued that the Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System, or TVAAS, shouldn't be relied upon because it's a statistical estimate.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- If you’re anxious to see winter 2014 come to an end, you don’t have long to wait.
Spring officially begins in a little over a week on March 20.
The National Weather Service has released its official forecast for the upcoming season. Brittney Coleman, a meteorologist in the Nashville office, says the forecast is mostly good news for Middle Tennessee.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The state House is scheduled to take up legislation Monday night that would protect schools from lawsuits for allowing traditional winter celebrations, or religious displays.
The Senate version of the bill was unanimously approved 30-0 last month.
The legislation says schools can display scenes or symbols associated with such celebrations on school property, if the display includes more than one religion, or one religion and at least one secular scene or symbol. Messages that encourage adherence to a particular religious belief are prohibited.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Court records show the arraignment of a Tennessee woman charged in the death of her infant daughter has been postponed until she undergoes a mental health evaluation.
The Leaf Chronicle (http://leafne.ws/1irH055) reports 24-year-old Stefany Paige Johnson had been scheduled to appear in court Monday morning on a charge of criminal homicide. She is being held without bail at the Montgomery County jail.