Clarksville, TN - When Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team hosts Middle Tennessee, the crowd won’t just be there for a basketball game.
The 11:00am, Wednesday tip-off will bely a day-long Education Day initiative at the Dunn Center, with Austin Peay athletics partnered with Clarksville-Montgomery County School System’s STEM Education Coalition, a nation-wide organization aiming to improve the way student’s learn science, mathematics, technology and engineering.
Montgomery County, TN – On Thursday morning, October 10th, Moore Magnet Elementary School became the first school to become Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified.
Clarksville, TN – With the grant awarded to the STEM Academy at Kenwood High School and Middle College High School, the fall semester at Austin Peay State University kicks off with 170 CMCSS students who will be transitioning into college via dual enrollment.
More impressively, they are doing so without incurring any personal expense.
To honor these students, CMCSS is hosting a STEM Academy/ Middle College Dual-Enrollment Welcoming Convocation on Thursday, August 22nd at 1:00pm in the Ballroom of the Morgan University Center at APSU. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay State University provost Dr. Tristan Denley to take position as vice chancellor at Tennessee Board of Regents
Clarksville, TN – APSU’s chief academic official, Dr. Tristan Denley who currently serves as Provost, has informed the campus community that he has accepted a position with the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) as Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, pending an official vote by the TBR.
Tentative plans are for Denley to begin in his new role with TBR in August.
Tennessee Department of Education says 2013 TCAP Results Show Sustained Growth among Tennessee Students
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education announced that students across the state performed better on the 2013 Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) than the previous year, marking three consecutive years of continued improvement.
For the first time since the state implemented more rigorous standards in 2009, more than half of students in grades 3-8 are on grade level in every TCAP Achievement subject, reaching higher levels of proficiency in 2013 on 22 of 24 tested subjects than in 2012.
Clarksville-Montgomery County School System gets Grant to Cover Dual Enrollment Costs for STEM Academy, Middle College Students
Nashville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System has received a $40,000 grant to pay for STEM Academy and Middle College High School’s students’ fees for dual enrollment in college courses.
The Tennessee College Access and Success Network awarded a total of $412,426 this week to six schools, two higher education institutions and four nonprofits in its third annual grant competition, raising the total amount of Race to the Top funds awarded by the Network to more than $1.6 million. «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – Based on information updated from the National Weather Service and Emergency Management, we will cancel ALL Clarksville Montgomery County School System activities, scheduled to occur at 6:00pm or later today. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University held a topping-off ceremony Tuesday, April 16th at the construction site of the new Maynard Mathematics and Computer Science Building.
James Maynard, a 1956 alumnus, local business and APSU supporter for whom the building is named, was the first to sign during the event.
Clarksville, TN – Tennessee State Sen. Mark E. Green M.D. invites employers and job seekers to attend the Austin Peay State University College (APSU) of Science and Mathematics career fair from 10:00am to 2:00pm on February 27th, 2013.
The fair will be held in the Morgan University Center Ballroom.
Charter School and Virtual School Legislation take the spotlight this week
Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) will propose an amendment to House Bill 0151/Senate Bill 0157 proposed by the Department of Education regarding virtual schools.
The administration’s proposal to address poorly performing virtual schools will allow the Department of Education to institute enrollment caps, or direct the local school district to close the virtual school if it fails to achieve certain student growth benchmarks two academic years in a row. «Read the rest of this article»
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