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Clay Schools Set Start Date For All Three Summer Learning Camps

All three summer learning camps in Clay County have their start dates set for 2022. That includes the the learning camp for rising 1st through 5th graders, learning loss bridge camp and STREAM mini camps. Supervisor of Instruction Misty Strong said that camps will start on May 23. However, Strong said the end date is still tentative. “We don’t know ... Read More »

Summer School And Tutoring Highlight Pickett Schools ESSER Spending

The Pickett County Board of Education has approved its third round of COVID relief funding with the main focus on learning loss. Director of Schools Diane Elder said a portion of the $1.3 million will give the high school three years of summer school and tutoring services. “Students will be chosen according to the amount of learning loss and referred ... Read More »

TN Education Commissioner Visiting UC School Systems

Tennessee Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn spent Monday touring Upper Cumberland school systems to get feedback on summer learning. Schwinn made a stop in Overton County Monday and fielded questions from school system leadership. Schwinn said that based on feedback, summer learning went well. “I think that a lot of it is the STEM work and really focusing on science, hands-on ... Read More »

White Co. Summer School Help Students To Advance

White County K-8 students in danger of failing this school year can use summer school to advance to the next grade. Director of Schools Kurt Dronebarger said Governor Bill Lee’s Summer School program allows for students to make good work. “We have a lot of students that for one reason or another maybe didn’t do as much as they needed ... Read More »

Jackson Schools Preparing For Summer Program

Jackson County Schools allocated $65,000 for the state-mandated summer school. The School Board discussed preliminary plans for how the system will set up the sessions Thursday night. Director of Schools Kristy Brown said one thing to figure out is how $65,000 will cover six weeks for k-4 students and four weeks for 5-7 students. “I mean, until we figure out ... Read More »

UC School Directors Voice Concerns To Legislators

Upper Cumberland School Directors met with Tennessee Legislators Thursday to speak about their concerns about school funding. Jackson County School Director Kristy Brown said she got a chance to talk about issues important to her schools with Representative John Mark Windle and Senator Paul Bailey. Brown said trying to get teachers a raise next fiscal year ranked high on the ... Read More »

Tech Summer Session One Will Be Online

Tennessee Tech will hold its first session of summer classes online. Tennessee Tech President Phil Oldham said all online fees will be waived for the first session. Oldham said about 150 students remain on campus. Oldham said pro-rated housing refunds have already been posted to accounts. Pro-rated food service refunds will be posted next. Read More »