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OPINION: What will Gov. Lee say about education on Monday?

STATE OF THE STATE EXPECTATIONS 2019 By JC Bowman Governor Bill Lee will give his first State of the State address at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 4, 2019, in the House chamber of the Tennessee General Assembly. The speech is highly anticipated, as it will signal to the state the administration’s priorities for the

By | 2019-03-01T19:36:22+00:00 March 1st, 2019|Categories: Schools|Comments Off on OPINION: What will Gov. Lee say about education on Monday?

Columbia State partners with Nolensville High to expand hospitality program

Students at Nolensville High School prepare food in the commercial kitchen. / Photo Matt Blois By MATT BLOIS Columbia State Community College is patterning with Nolensville High School to expand its hospitality program. Students at Columbia State will soon be able to earn an associate degree in hospitality and tourism management. Previously the college only

By | 2019-02-12T22:32:01+00:00 February 13th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Schools|Comments Off on Columbia State partners with Nolensville High to expand hospitality program

State Board of Regents will begin discussion of fee changes at community colleges, tech schools

TENNESSEE BOARD OF REGENTS The Tennessee Board of Regents’ Committee on Finance and Business Operations will meet Tuesday, Feb. 5, to begin discussions of student fees at the state’s community colleges and colleges of applied technology for the 2019-20 academic year. The committee will meet by telephone conference call at 9 a.m. CT Feb. 5

By | 2019-01-31T15:17:19+00:00 January 31st, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured - BVHP, Schools|Comments Off on State Board of Regents will begin discussion of fee changes at community colleges, tech schools

Tractor Supply supports Columbia State student in an emerging technology course

ABOVE: Glenn Allison, Tractor Supply Company vice president of IT enterprise architecture and IT solutions; LK Browning, Columbia State director of economic and workforce development; Deepa Janakiraman, Columbia State program director and assistant professor of computer information systems; Ethan Pierret, Columbia State student; Shane Sevier, Columbia State student; Adam Gaines, Tractor Supply Company IT enterprise architect;

By | 2019-01-23T19:25:00+00:00 January 23rd, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Schools|Comments Off on Tractor Supply supports Columbia State student in an emerging technology course

Philanthropy aims to make a college degree affordable for more students with free courses, test fees

Modern States Education Alliance, a philanthropy dedicated to making a college degree more affordable and accessible, announced a partnership this week with the Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA) to help districts across the state give students the opportunity to earn free college credit while they are still in high school. The "Freshman Year for Free"

By | 2019-01-22T22:51:56+00:00 January 22nd, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Schools|Comments Off on Philanthropy aims to make a college degree affordable for more students with free courses, test fees

UT Martin students heading to Super Bowl as part of sport management curriculum

ABOVE: From left are Mary Lane Harmon, a junior from Dickson; Peyton Wolfe, a senior from Ramer; Gracie Stills, a senior from Brownsville; Daniel Jones, a senior from Nolensville; Macy Slaughter, a senior from Dyersburg; Dr. Dexter Davis; Ty Minton, a junior from Pleasant View; Leighton Chappell, a junior from Flushing, Michigan; Jodie Duncan, a graduate student from Munford; Victoria

By | 2019-01-22T15:52:55+00:00 January 22nd, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Schools|Comments Off on UT Martin students heading to Super Bowl as part of sport management curriculum

Tennessee Board of Regents meet to roll out new warranty for technical training programs

TENNESSEE BOARD OF REGENTS The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold its quarterly meeting Thursday, Dec. 13, with an agenda that includes a formal rollout of its new Warranty for graduates of technical programs, revised budgets, new academic and technical programs, new and revised policy proposals and updates on various initiatives. The new Warranty for

By | 2018-12-06T22:08:24+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, BW-Tech, Schools|Comments Off on Tennessee Board of Regents meet to roll out new warranty for technical training programs

Focus on computer science, coding, builds student interest from Kindergarten to career

By MELISSA HAMBRICK Williamson County students and students from all over the world this week have been celebrating the 112th birthday of a woman they may not have ever heard of, but who influences their daily lives and might even shape their futures. Computer Science Education Week is held annually in recognition of the birthday of Admiral

By | 2018-12-05T18:08:32+00:00 December 5th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, BW-Tech, Featured, Featured - SHHP, Schools|Comments Off on Focus on computer science, coding, builds student interest from Kindergarten to career

Summit, Franklin High students’ business ideas win top honors at Global Entrepreneurship Week

ABOVE: Summit High School student Ally Losey, left, explains her Singulier Clothing Company idea Nov. 14 during the High School Entrepreneurship Fair in the Student Union Ballroom as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week at MTSU. Losey won first place overall at the fair, which allowed high school students to showcase their business plans and ideas with

By | 2018-11-21T23:06:50+00:00 November 21st, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured, Featured - SHHP, Schools|Comments Off on Summit, Franklin High students’ business ideas win top honors at Global Entrepreneurship Week

New Workforce Academy at Spring Hill High prepares students to find and hold good jobs

PHOTO: Spring Hill High School students learning the basics of interviewing on Wednesday morning // Photo by Alexander Willis By ALEXANDER WILLIS Spring Hill High School’s new Workforce Academy, which held its first weekly class in mid-October, is set on equipping students with the knowledge and know how required to attain, maintain, and excel at

By | 2018-11-01T18:30:01+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Featured - SHHP, Schools|Comments Off on New Workforce Academy at Spring Hill High prepares students to find and hold good jobs