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Tennessee Department of Education Receives Key Education, Nutrition Waivers

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education has been granted several key waivers from federal agencies to allow significantly more flexibility at state and local levels during school building closures resulting from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

Tennessee Department of Education Receives Waivers to Help Expand Access to School Nutrition Programs and Give Flexibility to Policymakers, District Leaders, and Educators.

Tennessee Department of Education Receives Waivers to Help Expand Access to School Nutrition Programs and Give Flexibility to Policymakers, District Leaders, and Educators.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s COVID-19 Bulletin #1

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s daily press conferences can be viewed live each day this week through Thursday at 3:00pm CT here.

Governor Lee has also established a website specific to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) updates which can be found here.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Clarksville-Montgomery County School System makes adjustments to Meal Distribution

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – After monitoring and evaluating the meals for children plan that was announced yesterday, the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) has added three additional serving locations.

Free Breakfast and Lunch to be provided by the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System through March 20th.

Free Breakfast and Lunch to be provided by the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System through March 20th.

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Tennessee Department of Education gets Waivers for Continuing School Nutrition Programs during Coronavirus Closures

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education applied for, and received two nutrition waivers, www.tn.gov/education/snp-resources/snp-forms.html, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide School Food Authorities (SFAs) flexibility to feed children utilizing non-congregate feeding sites.

Tennessee Department of Education Issues Guidance to Schools and Districts on Continuing School Nutrition during Closures

Tennessee Department of Education Issues Guidance to Schools and Districts on Continuing School Nutrition during Closures

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Curtis Johnson: News from the Tennessee Capitol, February 17th, 2020

 

Tennessee State Representative - District 68Nashville, TN – Recently, the state of Tennessee launched a comprehensive program to raise awareness about the benefits of registered apprenticeships.

ApprenticeshipTN is designed to increase the number of skilled employees that comprise our state’s workforce.

Under the program, apprentices participate in supervised on-the-job training, as well as job-related education. Additionally, they are compensated, and their wages continue to increase as they move further into the program.

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture accepting Grant Program Applications now through March 16th

 

Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is now accepting applications for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP).

“Tennessee’s diverse landscape is home to a wide variety of farms, and many of those grow the specialty crops supported through the SCBGP,” Agriculture Commissioner Charlie Hatcher, D.V.M. said.

Tennessee Department of Agriculture Specialty Crop Block Grants (SCBG) available.

Tennessee Department of Agriculture Specialty Crop Block Grants (SCBG) available.

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U.S. Department of Agriculture Invests $9 Million in Broadband Infrastructure for Rural Tennessee

 

U.S. house of RepresentativesWashington, D.C. – This week, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has invested $9 million in four high-speed broadband infrastructure projects that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for 3,744 rural households, 31 businesses, 41 farms, and a critical community facility in Tennessee.

Representative Mark Green said, “Access to high-speed broadband is a vital piece of the puzzle for rural businesses and households across Tennessee, and I am deeply grateful for Secretary Perdue’s commitment to ensuring rural Tennesseans have the modern infrastructure needed to thrive in today’s connected world.”

U.S. Representative Mark Green

U.S. Representative Mark Green

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Tennessee Cooking Up a Healthier Summer for Rural Children

 

Tennessee Department of Human ServicesNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is seeking rural communities as it opens the application process for organizations to participate in this year’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).

The goal of the SFSP is to ensure that children 18 and younger who benefit from meal programs during the school year continue to have that same access to nutritious meals during the summer.  

Tennessee Department of Human Services is focusing on recruiting rural partners to help feed children with the Summer Food Service Program.

Tennessee Department of Human Services is focusing on recruiting rural partners to help feed children with the Summer Food Service Program.

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture reports Lewis County Quarantined for Emerald Ash Borer

 

Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Agriculture reports another Tennessee county has been quarantined for Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) after detection of the forest-devastating insect.

Lewis County joins 62 other counties under a state and federal EAB quarantine.

Emerald Ash Borer.

Emerald Ash Borer.

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture says Companies are finding Promising Market in Vietnam

 

Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – Two Tennessee forest product companies recently joined nearly 80 industry and government representatives on a trade mission to one of the fastest-growing regions of the world. Clark Lumber Company in Red Boiling Springs and Fidelis Forest Management in Baxter joined the Tennessee Department of Agriculture for a trade mission to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to expand their export opportunities.

Two Tennessee Companies had successful trade meeting with Vietnam.

Two Tennessee Companies had successful trade meeting with Vietnam.

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