Tennesseans Invited To Respond To Proposed Rules On Public School Funding Formula

The Tennessee Department Of Education Recently Released The Proposed Rules To Implement The Tennessee Investment In Student Achievement (TISA) Act. Informed By Input From A Variety Of Stakeholders—Parents, Educators, Superintendents, And Business And Community Leaders— All Tennesseans Are Now Encouraged To Submit Public Comment On The Proposed Rules By Tuesday, August 2, 2022.

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Metro Nashville Won’t Allow Charter Middle Schoolers To Compete On MNPS Sports Teams

Charter School Students In Nashville Will No Longer Be Able To Participate In Athletics At Metro Nashville Public Schools.

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Lee Says No Timeline Set For School Choice Voucher Initiative

After Receiving The News That The Tennessee Supreme Court Ruled In His Favor, Governor Bill Lee Says He Still Does Not Have A Set Timeline For The Initial Start Of His Long-Awaited School Voucher Program.

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No Education Issue Was Too Big – Or Small – For Tennessee Lawmakers This Year

Tennessee Lawmakers’ Scrutiny Of Public Education This Year Ran The Gamut, From Completely Rewriting The State’s K-12 Funding Formula To Authorizing Teachers To Confiscate Students’ Cell Phones If They’re Deemed A Distraction In Class.

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Lee Still Awaiting Several Late-session Bills From The Tennessee Legislature

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Didn’t Waste Time Signing A New Public School Funding Formula Bill Just Four Days After It Was Passed On The Floor Of The Tennessee Legislature. But The Process For Other Bills Passed In The Waning Days Of Session Has Taken Longer. Several Key Late-Session Bills Have Not Been Sent To Lee Yet For His Signature.

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TN General Assembly Passes New Public School Funding Formula

A Bill That Will Change The Funding Mechanism For Tennessee’s Public Schools Passed The Legislature On The Final Day Of Session On Thursday.

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TN’s Public School Funding Overhaul Passes Key Committees, Heads To Full House And Senate

A Bill That Would Rework How Tennessee Funds Its Public Schools Passed Two Key Committees On Tuesday And Will Now Head To The Full House And Senate.

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State Says TN’s Proposed School Funding Formula Will Not Increase Local Taxes

Local Taxpayers Should Not Be Worried About A Large Local Tax Increase In Four Years If A New Public School Funding Formula Is Enacted, Tennessee Department Of Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn Said.

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Senators Challenge K-12 Funding Formula Impact On Local Taxes

The Senate Education Committee Chairman Said Monday He Believes County Commissioners Should Sock Away Money To Prepare For The Effects Of A New K-12 Funding Formula On Local Taxes.

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Legislative Discussion Begins On TN’s Proposed New School Funding Formula

The Process For Approving Tennessee’s New Public School Funding Formula Began This Week With A Subcommittee Meeting That Concluded Without A Vote On The Legislation That Contains The Proposed Formula Language.

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