In a state where just 28 percent of eighth graders are proficient in math and 33 percent are proficient in reading according to national assessments, education is deserving of more attention in 2014 elections. Across the country, more parents are making informed decisions about their child’s education, but for Volunteer State parents without resources, choices are difficult to come by in a system where a child’s education is largely determined ... (click for more)
When the first College Football Playoff rankings were released earlier this week, Alabama football coach Nick Saban got it right on the button when he shrugged, “I don't even care, to be honest with you." "To me, none of it matters, What does it matter?” he laughed at the Tide’s No. 6 ranking. “I mean, it only matters where you end up at the end. So what matters to us is how we do in each and every game that we have to play. We have four ... (click for more)
October 31, 2014
We hear a lot about voter apathy, citizens of this, the greatest nation to ever grace the face of Planet Terra, these United States of America, who fail to take advantage of their right, nay, ... (click for more)
Over the last several years, I have had the opportunity to serve with Chris Howley on the Signal Mountain Recreation Advisory Board. During this time, I obtained an insight into the qualities ... (click for more)
First, there is no “committee.” But there ought to be. Now I am not the brightest guy in the county. I only have a Bachelor of Science degree (five years), Graduate work in English, ... (click for more)
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