Former Chattanooga COO Appointed To Metro Nashville Schools COO Role

Maura Sullivan Will Serve As The Newly Redefined Chief Operating Officer For Metro Schools After Serving For More Than Five Years In The COO Position For The City Of Chattanooga For Former Mayor Andy Berke.

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Tennessee Officials Held Private Budget Meeting Over Federal Covid Funds

On Wednesday, September 1, Tennessee Officials Held A Private Budget Hearing Regarding New Federal Covid Aid. Different State Departments Pitched Ideas On How The $3.8 Billion In Funds Should Be Spent. A Second Private Meeting Was Held On Thursday But Neither Was Publicized.

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Legislature Refuses To Back Down To School Systems That Defy Mask Opt-Out Order

Legislators Say They Will Take Action Against School Districts That Do Not Comply With Governor Lee’s Order That Allows Parents To Choose Whether Students Wear Masks Or Not. This Comes On The Heels Of School Districts In Memphis And Nashville Announcing That They Would Still Be Requiring Masks.

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Metro Nashville Schools Implement Mask Mandate After Push By Education Association

After A Last-Minute Push By A Local Education Group, Metro Nashville Schools Have Implemented A Mask Mandate For The Upcoming School Year. The Decision Was Made On Thursday, August 5, With A School Board Vote Of 8-1.

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House Speaker Threatens Legislation Against School Closures And Masks

House Speaker Cameron Sexton Announced That He Will Call For A Special Session Of The State Legislature If School Districts Close Their Doors Or Force Mask Wearing During The Latest Wave Of COVID-19. Sexton Says He Will Push Legislation That Would Pave The Way…

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Governor Bill Lee Calls For In Person Classes By February 15

Governor Bill Lee Has Asked The Two Largest School Districts In Tennessee, Along With The Rest Of The State, To Resume In-Person Classes By February 15th.

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State Demands Nashville School District To Account For More Than $100M In Federal Grants

Education Commissioner Described “Significant Issues In The Use, Drawn Amounts, And Oversight Of Federal Grant Funds” By Metro Nashville Public Schools.

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