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Cane Ridge High receives governor, recognized for academic excellence

Cane Ridge High School in Antioch received significant recognition Thursday when Governor Bill Haslam and state Education Commissioner Candice McQueen visited the school to discuss a broadband initiative but also the education Drive to 55 program, designed to achieve the goal of having 55 percent of high school graduates attend post-secondary schools. Cane Ridge High School was one of two featured in today’s report Seamless Pathways: Bridging Tennessee’s Gap Between High School and Postsecondary. The report indicates that Cane Ridge is one of only two Tennessee high schools that have “bridged the gap.”

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Amid anti-refugee political rhetoric, Nashville schools welcome displaced students

Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on While Tusculum Elementary School is not quite in Antioch, the population it serves mirrors ours and we felt this piece of reporting was relevant to our community. Wearing a colorful Native American headdress made of construction paper, Aziz joins his classmates in a Thanksgiving lesson about pilgrims who fled England in search of freedom. It’s a story that resonates with the fourth-grader at Tusculum Elementary School, which has a sizeable and growing refugee population. (more…) Continue Reading →

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