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March 10, 2014 • , • WUTC.org
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Project Inspire Brings STEM Teachers to Public Schools

Project Inspire is a teacher residency program designed to prepare math and science professionals for Chattanooga’s classrooms.

February 19, 2014 • • Tennessee Valley Parents
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PEF celebrates 25 years partnering with HCDE

Public Education Foundation (PEF) is excited to be celebrating its 25th year partnering with Hamilton County public schools to increase student achievement. Since 1989, PEF has worked collaboratively to provide training, research, and resources to teachers, principals, and schools. PEF’s mission is to improve student achievement in public schools so that children succeed in learning and in life, and PEF has helped to bring more than $70 million in supplemental, philanthropic funding to help achieve that mission.

February 10, 2014 • , • Chattanooga Times Free Press
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College Knowledge Lunch & Learn sessions being offered

High school students, parents and educators from all over the Tennessee Valley are invited to attend the Public Education Foundation’s College Knowledge Lunch & Learn sessions.

February 7, 2014 • , • Chattanooga Times Free Press
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Gov. Bill Haslam’s plan for free college tuition opens doors, raises questions

Community college isn’t for everyone, but in Tennessee it soon could be free for just about everyone. Continuing his efforts to increase college completion, Gov. Bill Haslam unveiled an ambitious plan to offer two years of community college or technical school at no cost to all graduating high school seniors.

January 30, 2014 • , • WRCBTV.com
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Woodmore teacher says iPad pilot program is effective

Hamilton County school administrators have enthusiastically embraced personal technology devices for every student, but it’s a slow, expensive process. Thanks to the generosity of some local businesses and foundations, the future is getting a little closer.

January 28, 2014 • , • Chattanooga Times Free Press
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Signal schools piloting BYOD program

The three public schools on Signal Mountain are the first in the district to participate in a pilot program for the Hamilton County Schools’ bring-your-own-device policy.

January 25, 2014 • , • Chattanooga Times Free Press
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Around the region: FAFSA workshop

Public Education Foundation hosts “College Goal Tennessee” workshop with volunteers on hand to help families fill out the Free Application for Student Aid. . .

January 22, 2014 • , • Chattanooga Times Free Press
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Tennessee Gets A+ For License Plan

The state’s largest teachers union is challenging a proposal that would tie teacher license renewals to student test scores.

January 18, 2014 • • Chattanooga Times Free Press
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Fundraisers honor Chattanoogans

PEF Board Chair Jim Hill, PEF Board Member Ruth S. Holmberg, and PEF staff member Edna Varner honored at events

January 7, 2014 • , • Chatter Magazine
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Educated Decisions

. . .[A]s you get older, the opportunities to be coached, to learn a new skill or to just expand your horizons start to become more difficult (sometimes even impossible) to find. Enter the Leadership Pipeline, an innovative program created through a cooperative effort between Hamilton County Department of Education and the Public Education Foundation under the tagline: “75 Jobs Will Change Chattanooga.”

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