Shelby County Schools, in West Tennessee approves certified online teachers to lead instruction in the classroom. Like many other school systems in the U.S. facing hundreds of teaching vacancies, the new program will allow teachers to video conference into classroom remotely from their home computers.
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Paul Dean And Adam Moss Selected For Tennessee Educator Fellowship
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SCS approves teaching classes via webcam
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Haslam reflects on record
Nonetheless, some lawmakers remain upset and question the online ... County Board of Education sued the state over education funding, charging the system was getting shorted under the state's ...
Winstead, Bell sign statement of support for TNReady assessments
Mike Winstead, director of Maryville City Schools, said he reached out to other directors he knows after the leaders in Shelby County and Metro Nashville Public Schools ... of problems since the first ...
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Shelby County Establishes Veterans’ Court
Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated. (Shelby County, TN) Shelby County is developing a Veterans’ Court in hopes of addressing the “root” cause of why some ...