Tennessee Incumbent Gov. Bill Lee Facing Democrat Challenger Martin With Contrasting Views

Incumbent Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Was Uncontested In The Primary And Will Be Facing Democrat Jason Martin In The Nov. 8 General Election.

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As Major Metro Schools Approach $30K Spending Per Student, Performance Plunges

Several Major Metropolitan School Districts Across The Country Are Reporting Record-Level Spending Per Student While Enrollment Dwindles. New York City, Chicago, Washington D.C., And Los Angeles Have Increased Per Student Budget Expenses In The Last Five Years While Academic Outcomes Have Fallen Considerably.

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Biden Policy Tying School Funding To LGBTQ Mandates Comes Under Scrutiny

Several Lawmakers Are Urging The U.S. Department Of Education To Rescind A Proposed Rule That Would Tie Billions Of Dollars In Federal Education Funding To An Array Of LGBTQ Mandates.

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Corporate Welfare Candy for Incumbents, The Woke Invasion of TN Public Schools, Taxpayer’s Burden, Blocking School Choice & More! -TennCon’s Big 7

1) Large Business Economic Incentives Benefit The TN Politicians Who Approved Them, Report Says
2) Teacher’s Union And School Boards Continue To Fight Against Option For Students To Receive Classical Education In Tennessee
3) Conservative Teachers “Must Stand” As Changes To Title IX Threaten Education
4) Tennessee’s New Public Education Funding Formula Will Likely Increase Taxpayer Burden
5) TN Dept of Education Delays Plan To Score Public Schools For Fifth Straight Year
6) New School Library Structure Pushes Librarians To Become Political Activists
7) To Help Combat Illicit Drugs, New TN Legislation Requires Fatal Overdoses Be Reported To Police

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Tennessee’s New Public Education Funding Formula Will Likely Increase Taxpayer Burden

State And Local Taxpayer Funding For K-12 Public Education Under The Current Funding Formula Equates To Roughly 2.98% Of Tennessee Taxpayer Income. Under The Recently Passed New Formula (TISA), That Percentage Will Almost Certainly Increase.

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TISA Rules Move To Next Step Following Unanimous State Board Recommendation

Following The Unanimous Positive Recommendation Of The State Board Of Education’s Review, The Tennessee Department Of Education’s Rules For The Tennessee Investment In Student Achievement (TISA) Act Will Now Move To The Next Steps Of The Formal Rulemaking Process, Including A Review By The Tennessee Attorney General And Filing With The Tennessee Secretary Of State.

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Metro Nashville Public Schools See Declining Enrollment And Declining Funds

Metro Nashville Public Schools Will Be Receiving More Funds From The State, Thanks To The New Education Funding Formula, But, With Enrollment Numbers Lower Than Anticipated, They Will Be Bringing In About $22 Million Less Than Expected.

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Updated Mapping Tennessee Education Site Provides New Insights

The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office Has Released New Interactive Online Dashboards On K-12 Education. The Dashboards Provide Updated Education Data On Schools And School Districts For The 2020-21 School Year. There Are Two Dashboards: One For Public Schools And One For Non-Public Schools.

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Tennesseans Invited to TISA Public Rulemaking Hearing to Respond to Proposed Rules

The Tennessee Department Of Education Invites All Tennesseans To A Public Rulemaking Hearing To Respond To The Proposed Rules For The Tennessee Investment In Student Achievement (TISA) Act. The Hearing Will Take Place On Thursday, July 28th From 9 A.M. Ct – 12 Noon CT In Nashville, TN, And A Livestream Option Will Be Available For Attendees Statewide To Participate Virtually.

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