Haslam stresses 'rigorous diet' for bloated government in first State of the State address

Governor unveils budget, proposes abolishing 1,100 state employee jobs More

New education commissioner brings strong credentials, some critics, to position

Former Teach for America exec Kevin Huffman will focus on, among others, Race to the Top, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation More

State Senate backs Haslam, votes for stricter teacher tenure time

Bill would see probationary period increase from three to five years More

Haslam calls for end of 'partisan divide' during chamber speech

Governor catches flak for declining to take position on teachers' collective bargaining rights More

SEC: Summitt gets political to motivate Lady Vols at half

Tennessee roars through final 20 minutes in victory over Florida; Kentucky squeezes past LSU More

Teach for America leader named state education commissioner

Huffman declines to discuss teachers' union collective bargaining rights issue More

Senate committee votes to make teacher tenure tougher to achieve

Haslam proposal extends new teachers’ probation from three years to five years More

Harwell wants bill to repeal teachers' union collective bargaining rights modified

House speaker says legislation should forbid collective bargaining only for certain contract issues More

State Democrats accuse GOP of ignoring economic woes

In news conference, Dems ask: 'Where is jobs plan?' More

State's new GOP majority reveals factions competing over social, economic issues

Republican leaders attempt delicate dance to appear focused on jobs while appeasing social conservatives More
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