Tennessee has double the national rate of kids caught bringing a gun or possessing one at school, state Education Commissioner Candice McQueen told the opening session of Gov. Bill Haslam's working group on school safety on Thursday. At the same time, the state currently has just 865 school resource officers

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To date, the failure to expand Medicaid / TennCare has cost the State of Tennessee ? in lost federal funding.