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Maury Alliance, Maury County Public Schools Announce Incentives for Students Attending Ready, Set, #BeAGoodStat

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Maury County Public Schools students have two great incentives to attend this week’s education summit event. The Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance announced today that students attending the upcoming Ready, Set, #BeAGoodStat: Lifelong Learning, Inside & Outside the Classroom on November 16 at 6 p.m. at Columbia State Community College’s Ledbetter Auditorium will receive free admission to one home …

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8 Reasons to Attend Ready, Set, #BeAGoodStat on November 16

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By Wil Evans, Maury Chamber and Economic Alliance President Traditional students graduating from high school and entering college, and non-traditional students looking to pursue college later in life, often face unique challenges and hurdles in their pursuit of a college degree and promising career. On Thursday, November 16 the Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance and Maury County Public Schools …

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Studies Show Project-based Learning Leads to Workforce Readiness and Future Success

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As a new school year is underway in Maury County, students can expect a new approach to learning that is positively correlated to future job success and college preparedness according to recent studies. Project-based learning (PBL) is defined as a student-centered teaching method that involves a dynamic classroom approach where students acquire deeper knowledge through active exploration of real-world challenges …

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Maury County Students Invited to Meet with Meharry Medical College Psychiatric Residents

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Students from across Maury County will gain the opportunity to hear about STEM careers, with an emphasis in health / medicine and mental care, on Tuesday, August 29, when the Tennessee Psychiatric Association (TPA) will host Meharry Medical College psychiatric residents at Puckett’s in Downtown Columbia. From 6:30-7:30 p.m., students and parents from around Maury County are invited to hear …

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Maury Alliance, Maury County Public Schools Announce Education Technology Summit

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By The Daily Herald State and local leaders will gather at Columbia State Community College’s Cherry Theater on Tuesday, April 25 for a community-wide panel forum to discuss ways technology is transforming education in Maury County. The forum will start at 6 p.m. Among the questions the event aims to answer: How are Maury County Public Schools shifting the educational …

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Haslam Praises Schools During Columbia Visit

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam praised Maury County’s educational progress during a speech to the Kiwanis Club on March 3. “This is a phenomenal number,” Haslam said of the county’s 32 percent increase in college readiness scores. “It is way outside the number of norms in improvement. Maury County is a great example of what is going on. I did not …

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Tennessee Scholarship Program Provides Opportunity for Maury County Student

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SPRING HILL, Tenn. – Nobody in Johnny Miranda’s family had ever attended college. But as he and his sister grew up in Maury County Public Schools, their parents were determined to help them reverse the trend. Johnny’s sister made the leap to higher education. And now, thanks to a boost from Tennessee Promise, a first-of-its-kind scholarship program available to Tennessee …

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Plea to students: complete FAFSA

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By MIKE CHRISTEN mchristen@c-dh.net, The Daily Herald With only a few days remaining for prospective Tennessee Promise students to file their Federal Application for Student Aid, Maury County’s leaders in education and community development urge the region’s students to make sure they file the documents and remain eligible for the state’s scholarship program. The deadline to complete the application is less …

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Three Ways You Can Empower Students as a tnAchieves Mentor

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Written by Julius Johnson, tnAchieves mentor and former Tennessee Commissioner of Agriculture One hour of your time each month could change a student’s future. That’s what being a tnAchieves mentor is all about: making small investments that pay big dividends in the lives of our youth. Maury County is on the hunt for new mentors in time for the application …