Study Highlights High Costs, Limited Benefits Of Government Pandemic Restrictions

An Analysis From Johns Hopkins University Found Government Restrictions Intended To Slow The Spread Of Covid-19 Came With High Economic And Social Costs And Limited Public Health Benefits.

Read more

TN Education Commissioner Permits At Least 7 School Districts To Go Virtual

The Tennessee Department Of Education, Led By Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn, Has Given Permission To At Least Seven School Districts To Shift To Virtual Learning For Up To Five Days In Response To Issues Related To Covid-19.

Read more

Masks Not Mandated, Strongly Encouraged In Hamilton County Schools

Dr. Justin Robertson, The New Superintendent Of Hamilton County Schools, Has Shared The School District’s Virus Mitigation Strategies Going Into The Second Semester Of The 2021-22 School Year.

Read more

Collierville School Board Calls Special Meeting On Short Notice To Discuss Masks

The Collierville School Board Held A Special Meeting Sunday Night With Less Than Three Hours Notice To Discuss Their Response To The Omicron Variant. No Livestream Option Was Made Available.

Read more

Tennessee Sued Over Secretive Pandemic Report

The Public Citizen Litigation Group Helped File A Lawsuit In Davidson County Chancery Court Against The Tennessee Department Of Human Resources Last Week Over A Report That Outlined Recommendations On How To Respond To The Covid-19 Pandemic. The State Denied A Public Records Request, Filed By Plaintiff Thomas Wesley, A State Employee Who Requested The Document As A Tennessee Citizen.

Read more

Biden Administration Rolls Out More COVID Measures, Says Vaccine Requirements For Domestic Flights Possible

“Nothing Is Off The Table, Including Domestic Travel,” Psaki Said. “But We Do Have Some Strong Protections In Place Already, Including Requirement Of Mask Wearing, Which Was Extended, Doubling Of Fines If People Are Not In Compliance.”

Read more

Pandemic Shutdowns Created ‘Lost Generation’ That Will Impact Careers, Mental Health

New National Research Shows That Parents Fear Students Who Lost Time In School During The Pandemic Shutdowns Could Experience Long-Term Effects On Their Learning And Career Opportunities.

Read more

Coffee County Mom Pushes For Virtual Learners To Attend Homecoming Dance

A Middle Tennessee Mom Believes Her Freshman Daughter Is Being Treated Unfairly Because, As A Virtual Student, She Is Not Being Allowed To Attend Her High School’s Homecoming Dance.

Read more