Tennesseans Have A Say In Plans For 2 Billion Dollars Of American Rescue Plan Funds For Schools

Tennessee Has Received Almost 2.5 Billion Dollars In American Rescue Plan Elementary And Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) Funds After The Plan For How To Use The Money Was Approved By The U.S. Department Of Education.

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When Will School Closures End? Not Until We Empower Parents

What Are Parents To Do? They’ve Shown Up To School Board Meetings And Pleaded For Reopening. They’ve Demanded – Sometimes Successfully – That State Legislatures Limit School Districts’ Ability To Close Schools And Impose Mask Mandates. Yet The Education Establishment And Government Officials Repeatedly Ignore Parents’ Concerns And Sometimes Even Ignore The New State Laws Limiting Their Power. Parents Easily Can Be Ignored Because In Most Cases, They Have Little Say Over Their Child’s Education.

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5 Education Issues To Watch In The Tennessee General Assembly

Tennessee Lawmakers Return To The Capitol This Week With Another Major Focus On Students: How To Fund Public Education.

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Federal Program Provides Funding For Teacher Recruitment in Tennessee

Tennessee’s “Grow Your Own” Teacher Development Model Is The First Of Its Kind In The Nation To Be Approved By The Department Of Labor, According To The Tennessee Department Of Education.

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Parents Unhappy With Current School Choice Options In Tennessee

Parents Weighed In On A Statistic That The Tennessee Conservative Shared Regarding TCAP Test Scores From The 2020-2021 School Year And Overwhelmingly, The Response Was Disappointment In Tennessee’s Education Options.

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UTC Committee Seeks To Make Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Courses A Requirement

The University Of Tennessee Chattanooga ‘Reimagining Committee’ Is Proposing A Revamp Of The General Education Program To, In Part, Make Room For A Minimum Of Six Hours Of Required Diversity, Equity And Inclusion Courses For All Students. The New Proposal Would Cut Several Required Credit Hours Of Math And Humanities.

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TN Comptroller’s Office Releases Online K-12 Dashboard

The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office Of Research And Education Accountability (OREA) Has Created An Interactive Online Dashboard Displaying Key Data About K-12 Public Education.

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Superior Education With Reduced Government Control

The Corrupting Power Of Government Is An Issue Too Seldomly Discussed In The Context Of Public Education. At The Core Of This Corruption Is The Intent To Deprive The Children Of Our Nation Of The Education Needed To Develop Critical Thinking Skills And The Ability To Evaluate Facts And Draw Their Own Conclusions. Polarizing Political Agendas Take Priority Over Robust Academic Instruction. In Essence, Public Schools Have Replaced Teaching Students How To Think With Teaching Students What To Think.

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