Legislation Introduced To Include Firearm Safety Training In Tennessee Schools

A Set Of Companion Bills Were Introduced In The Tennessee House And Senate On February 1st Regarding Firearm Safety Training In Tennessee’s Public Schools.

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Tennessee House Education Committee Passes Bill Requiring Schools To Adopt AI Policy

Legislation That Would Require Schools In Tennessee To Create Policies Regarding The Use Of Artificial Intelligence (AI) By Students, Teachers, Faculty, And Staff Has Passed The House Education Administration Committee And Will Proceed To The Government Operations Committee.

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MNPS Non-Renewal Of One Of Their Highest Performing Schools Overturned By Tennessee Charter School Commission

The Tennessee Charter School Commission Voted Unanimously On Friday To Overturn A Decision Previously Made By The Metro Nashville Public School Board And To Renew The Charter Agreement For Rocketship Nashville Northeast Elementary, One Of The Top Performers In The Maplewood Cluster.

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Bill Detailing Process For Filing Complaints About Prohibited Concepts Being Taught, Promoted In Tennessee Schools To Be Considered This Week

A Bill Dealing With Local Education Agencies And The Process By Which Complaints Can Be Filed By Certain Persons Regarding Prohibited Concepts Being Taught Or Promoted In Public And Charter Schools Has Been Placed On The Calendar For The House Education Administration Committee For January 24, 2024.

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Rep. Cepicky Introduces Bill Regarding AI Use In K-12 Schools And Universities

As Tennessee Universities Begin To Formulate Official Policies Regarding The Use Of AI In Coursework At The College Level, One State Representative Has Introduced A Bill That Will Require All K-12 School Districts And Public Institutions Of Higher Education To Adopt Rules Governing Its Use.

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Tennessee Dems Push Back On Education Policy Research That Finds No Connection Between Increased Public-School Spending & School Performance

A Policy Paper States That No Connection Has Been Shown Between Increased Public-School Spending And School Performance. The Paper Also States That Expanding Parents’ Access To Public Charter Schools And Private School ESAs Could Provide An Incentive For Public Schools To Use K-12 Education Dollars Wisely.

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Metro Nashville Board Votes To Shut Down One of Its Highest Performing Elementary Schools

Last Tuesday, The Metro Nashville School Board Voted 8-1 In Favor Of Shutting Down One Of Their Highest Performing Elementary Schools, Rocketship Nashville Northeast Elementary School.

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Governor Lee And Speaker Sexton Continue To Promote Educational Voucher Program

Governor Bill Lee And Tennessee House Speaker Cameron Sexton Continue To Promote The Governor’s School Voucher Program Proposal.

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Some Tennessee Lawmakers Flat-Out Condemn Lee’s School Voucher Expansion

On Tuesday, Gov. Bill Lee Announced His Plan To Expand Taxpayer-Funded School Vouchers Through A Program Known As The Education Freedom Scholarship Act, And Proponents Of Tennessee’s Public Education System Are Anything But Happy About It.

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