Day: September 24, 2020

Franklin County Receives Grant for Reducing Injury & Death of Missing people with Dementia and Developmental Disabilities

United States Attorney J. Douglas Overbey of the Eastern District of Tennessee recently announced that $150,000 was awarded in Department of Justice grants to address reducing injury and death of missing individuals with dementia and developmental disabilities in Franklin County. The program supports local jurisdictions’ efforts to reduce the number of deaths and injuries of …

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Covid-19 Creates Learning Loss for Tennessee Students

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Tennessee Department of Education have released estimated data regarding learning loss for Tennessee students resulting from COVID-19 school closures through the summer months. Preliminary data projects an estimated 50% decrease in proficiency rates in 3rd grade reading and a projected 65% decrease in proficiency in math. While many students traditionally …

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