Nashville, TN – Tennessee is 36th this year in the annual KIDS COUNT National Data Book ranking on child well-being, better than its 39th ranking in 2013. The state is among the five states with the biggest improvements in overall rankings from 2013 to 2014.
The Data Book rates states on four domains: Economic Well-Being, Education, Health, and Family and Community. Each domain is comprised of four measures. When the most recently available data were compared to those from 2005, Tennessee improved on 10 of the 16 measures; worsened on five and remained the same on one, paralleling national changes.
Clarksville, TN – Credo Amouzouvik, U.S. Congressional democratic candidate for Tennessee District 7 has been visiting the counties in the district and is set to speak at the Clarksville Association of Realtors’ 2014 Political Candidate Forum today in Clarksville Tennessee.
Credo believes that consistent contact with constituents and an open flow of communication be-tween government leaders and their constituents is essential to a successful term in office. “Visiting the counties puts me in touch with the people so that they can share how they feel about current policies and politics affecting them,” says Amouzouvik (Credo). “When it comes to healthcare, education, jobs and the economy; I want them to share that with me.”
Nashville, TN – Tennessee’s post 9-11 veterans are taking advantage of the state’s Helping Heroes grant program. A new report from the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury finds that 1,325 veterans have received more than $3.1 million in grant money from 2008-2013.
The Helping Heroes grant program provided more than $3.1 million in grants to 1,325 veterans from its inception in 2008 through 2013.
Business conferences are a great way to expand your professional network at refresh your perspective on your business. Deciding to attend and preparing for a business conference sometimes involves a bit of work, whether or not one frequently attends business events. This article will take a look at three of Middle Tennessee’s major business events, and, ideally help you make a decision about which one is the best value for your admission ticket dollar.
Before we jump into a discussion of specific business events, let’s consider why one should attend a business conference or convention or summit. After all, business events take time and cost money. You have to decide whether the benefits of attending an event are worth the cost.
Nashville, TN – President Barack Obama came to Nashville on Thursday as part of his post State of the Union tour of speeches.
The President chose to speak at McGavock High School in part because of the great work local schools have done to improve student achievement and graduation rates.
Part of the success has been the Nashville Career Academies program, instituted by MNPS with the help of then Governor Phil Bredesen, which has offered the opportunity for many Tennesseans to learn the skills needed to join the middle class. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department received a Four Star Award at the Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association (TRPA) at this year’s state convention held in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Founded in 1952, the TRPA is a professional society of more than 1,200 individual and agency members interested in the recreation and parks movement in Tennessee. The TRPA is involved in lobbying, education and scholarships related to the field of parks and recreation. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Students The Fastest Improving In The Nation according to 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress
Haslam announces 2013 results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress
Mount Juliet, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has announced that Tennessee had the largest academic growth on the 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) of any state, making Tennessee the fastest improving state in the nation.
The NAEP results also show that Tennessee had the largest growth of any state in a single testing cycle since NAEP started nationwide assessments a decade ago.
Montgomery County, TN – A community open house will be held at Pisgah Elementary School Sunday from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. The school is located on the corner of Hazelwood Road and Needmore Road.
Pisgah Elementary School was so named by the Clarksville-Montgomery County Board of Education in honor and commemoration of Pisgah School, which was served African American students from 1923 to 1962. «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education has recognized five Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) schools as being in the top five percent of schools statewide in one of two categories naming them “Reward Schools.” «Read the rest of this article»
Washington, D.C. – Children are born into history. They have no memory of it, yet they find themselves in the middle of a story that began before they became one of its characters.
Children also want to have a place in history—their first historical questions are: “Where did I come from?” and “Was I always here?” These two questions contain the two main meanings of history: It’s the story of people and events, and it’s the record of times past.
Now playing at the Movies
Showtime information provided by Discover Clarksville.
© 2006-2010 Clarksville, TN Online is owned and operated by residents of Clarksville Tennessee.