Sexton Asks Lee For Special Session To Address School’s COVID Response

Tennessee House Speaker Cameron Sexton Sent A Letter Wednesday To Gov. Bill Lee, Asking Him To Call A Special Session To Address COVID-19 Responses From The State’s School Districts And Local Governments.

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Tennessee Tourism Commissioner Apologizes After ‘Tennessee On Me’ Controversy

Tennessee’s Commissioner For The Department Of Tourist Development Apologized For How The ‘Tennessee On Me’ Initiative Was Rolled Out. The Program Was Met With Criticisms From Several State Representatives And Other Tennesseans.

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Legislative Committee Focuses On TN Vaccination Efforts For Minors

A Discussion On Tennessee’s Vaccination Policies And A Follow-Up On A Past Meeting With The Department Of Health Dominated The Tennessee Legislature’s Government Operations Committee Meeting Wednesday.

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Lending Solutions Inc Plans To Lay Roots In Tennessee

Lending Solutions Inc., A Financial Services Company Will Be Opening Up A New Call Center In Knoxville, Creating 265 Jobs In Knox County.

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Tennessee Bill Could Allow Teachers To Permanently Remove Disruptive Students From Classrooms

The Teacher’s Discipline Act Establishes A Process For A Teacher To Request The Removal Of A Student From The Teacher’s Classroom If The Student’s Behavior Violates The LEA’s Or School’s Student Discipline Policy Or Code Of Conduct And Repeatedly Or Substantially Disrupts The Class.

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HCS Supplements Remote Learning With Live PBS Show; Governor and School Board Member Support In-Person Learning

District states that these broadcasts aim to be used to supplement, but not a replacement, for virtual learning. Gov. Lee expresses concern about learning loss associated with kids not receiving in-person learning. Thurman states keeping kids out of school is doing more harm than good.

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