TN School Choice Support Surges as Government Test Scores Hit New Lows

Governor Bill Lee And Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn Released The State-Level Results For The Spring 2021 Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP). This Data Showed The Learning Loss Caused By School Closures Due To The COVID-19 Pandemic.

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American Federation For Children Tennessee Welcomes New Director

American Federation For Children – Tennessee yesterday Welcomed A New State Director, John Patton, To Oversee AFC’s Policy, Advocacy, Political, And Grassroots Efforts Across The Volunteer State.

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New Poll Confirms Widespread Support For School Choice

A Majority Of Voters Support School Choice, A New Poll From Echelon Insights Shows.

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Tennessee’s Highest Court Hears Arguments On School Choice

Tennessee’s Highest Court Heard Arguments On A Disputed School Choice Program Last Thursday, June 3rd.

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AFC-TN To Hold Rally For Supreme Court Lawsuit Hearing On Education Savings Account Program

American Federation for Children-Tennessee (AFC-TN), coalition partners, lawmakers, and families will rally in support of the Education Savings Account program ahead of a crucial final hearing before the Tennessee Supreme Court that will determine the program’s future. The group will then attend…

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Students Vs. Systems In The Tennessee Supreme Court’s ESA Case

Students Take On The Educational Systems That Have Let Them Down For Decades When The Tennessee Supreme Court Hears Arguments Over The State’s Education Savings Account (ESA) Program. Thursday, June 3rd, 2021 At 9a CT.

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TN Kids Now Can Transfer School Districts Easier With New Law

A Bill Was Passed By The Tennessee Senate That Would Give Families More Ease When Transferring Their Children To Schools Outside Their Zone. If The Bill Passes Into Law, All Local Education Agencies In The State Will Have To Adopt Policies That Make Intra-district Transfers A Smoother Process.

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Tennessee Passes School Choice Tax Exemption For Parents

Gov. Lee Recently Signed Into Law Senate Bill 127, Which Will Not Allow Any Funds Used From The School Choice Program To Count As Taxable Income. This Program Gives Tennessee Parents An Alternative To The School Their Child Has Been Assigned If It Is Not Meeting The Child’s Individual Needs.

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