These organizations and individuals are known for  supporting students and teachers in Tennessee’s public schools and their sites have a great deal of information for those who care about public education in our state.

Diane Ravitch’s Blog
A site to discuss better education for all

TREE – Tennesseans Reclaiming Educational Excellence
TREE is rooted in fighting for strong, equitable public education and is committed to growing child-centered education policy.

The Tennessee Education Association
Educating our children, engaging our parents, empowering our schools

The Knox County Education Association
The mission of the Knox County Education Association is to promote quality education in Knox County, the Knox County Education Association will provide a support system that guarantees the opportunity for professional growth, secures and improves benefits, and protects the rights of educators of Knox County

Momma Bears
Momma Bear (noun) 1. one of the most protective animals in all of nature, known for providing and caring for her cubs  2. A parent fiercely devoted to protecting her children. “Woe be to one who provokes the wrath of the mother bear from protecting her young.”  3. known as one of the most powerful forces in nature “Never, ever, ever cross a Momma Bear”  

Badass Teachers Association
This association is for every teacher who refuses to be blamed for the failure of our society to erase poverty and inequality, and refuses to accept assessments, tests and evaluations imposed by those who have contempt for real teaching and learning

Nancy Bailey’s Education Website
Revive, Rally and Recover Public Schools (The New 3Rs)