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Tennessee Educational Equity Coalition
October 10, 2017
Meet first Tennesseans in a new education leadership program for people of color
Organizers say the newest leadership development program is needed to better reflect the communities served by public schools, and convene diverse experienced leaders.
All-clear on ESSA
August 31, 2017
Tennessee and feds strike a balance in how to track historically underserved students
The change enables the state to intervene when any racial group of students fall far behind their peers.
ESSA and Equity
August 2, 2017
Tennessee’s plan to ensure schools help students of all races raises red flags for advocates and feds alike
Tennessee is the only state to propose lumping black, Hispanic, and Native American students together into a single “supergroup” when assessing schools.
July 31, 2017
Tennessee education group campaigns against new threats to DACA and undocumented immigrants
The Tennessee Educational Equity Coalition urges U.S. Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker to show national leadership in the DACA debate as new threats emerge.
March 3, 2017
Want educational equity? Make sure your teachers feel valued, say lawmakers
Talk turns to teachers during a discussion with state lawmakers organized by the Tennessee Educational Equity Coalition.
January 19, 2017
Tennessee ESSA draft can be improved to help kids of color, says equity group
The Tennessee Educational Equity Coalition is one of the first groups to weigh in on assets and shortcomings in the state's plan.
December 6, 2016
New network launches to highlight policies impacting Tennessee’s immigrant students
Tennessee’s growing immigrant population spawns a network for educators, parents and advocates of students who are learning to speak English.
March 2, 2016
Tennessee coalition organizes to advocate for students of color
A new education advocacy coalition emerges from a meeting of 100 educators and civil rights leaders from across Tennessee in Nashville.
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