Report Shows Massive Growth in Tennessee Charter Schools

A public policy group in Tennessee released a report this week showing a massive uptick in charter school growth in the Volunteer State. 

According the report by The Beacon Center of Tennessee, charter schools in Tennessee have increased in number from fewer than 20 in 2010 to more than 110 in 2019. Such schools have only become more popular since 2019, and more than 44,000 students in the state are enrolled in a charter school.

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BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Foundation Announces $10,000 Scholarships Exclusively for Minority Students

Newly-announced scholarships for college students funded by the BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee (BCBST) Foundation and in partnership with the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) – Memphis Chapter will only be distributed to minority students

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Independent Women’s Forum’s Angela Morabito on Poor and Minority Kids Trapped in Failing Schools

Monday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed Visiting Fellow for the Independent Women’s Forum, Angela Morabito to the newsmaker line to explain how white Democratic liberals are trapping minority students in failing schools.

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Dems’ School Closures Were an Absolute Disaster for Poor and Minority Students, Study Shows

Students that were forced into remote learning due to school closures experienced significant learning loss, which hurt poor and minority students the most, according to a study conducted by researchers at Harvard’s Center for Education Policy Research (CEPR).

The study looked at the consequences of K-12 hybrid and remote learning over a period of two years, starting in the fall of 2019, and found that students who were in-person for the majority of the 2020-21 school year on average lost about 20% of a year’s worth of math learning, while students who were learning remotely suffered a 50% loss of a year’s worth of math learning in the same time period.

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Study: Wisconsin School Closures Hurt Low Income, Minority Kids Most

Wisconsin’s coronavirus school closures over the past two years hurt all students across the state, but, according to a study released Friday, the closures hurt low income and minority students the most.

The Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty released the results of its latest research.

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