Teacher Pay Will Be Issue In TN Public School Funding Review

As Tennessee Begins Looking At Revamping Its Basic Education Program (BEP) To Fund Public Schools, One Factor Looming In The Discussion Of A New Funding Formula Is Teacher Pay.

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Republicans & Dems Share Differing Views Of TN’s Plan To Revamp Education Funding

When Lee Presented the Plan To Revamp The BEP, He Said A New Funding Formula Would Be A More “Student-based Funding Strategy Than A System-Based Funding Strategy.” That Terminology Created A Red Flag For Some Lawmakers.

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Thousands Of Tennessee Families, Teachers Benefit From Literacy Initiative

The Tennessee Department Of Education Said On Wednesday That They Have Been Able To Provide Reading Training, Support, And Resources To Thousands Of Families And Teachers Across The State In An Effort To Increase Literacy Rates In Students.

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Protecting Kids from Critical Race Theory in Tennessee Schools

Tennessee House Republicans Are Using The Last Few Days Of This Legislative Session To Take Another Look At A Measure That Would Provide Guidelines On What Public Schools Can Teach Regarding Racism And Inequality.

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Bill Granting TN School Boards Sole Authority To Close Schools Headed To Gov. Lee

A Bill That Will Give Local School Boards The Sole Authority To Close Schools Was Approved Thursday By The Tennessee House And Is On Its Way To Gov. Bill Lee.

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Keeping Boys Out of Girls Bathroom Is Priority For Advancing TN Bill

The Goal Of House Bill 1233 Is To Be Respectful & Inclusive Of All Children Who Attend Public Schools. It Would Allow Students To Request Access To Single-occupancy Restrooms, Changing Areas, & Sleeping Quarters For All School-sponsored Events. Schools Would Be Required To Provide Reasonable Accommodations & To Protect The Privacy Of All Students.

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Lee Denounces Biden Executive Order, Says Transgender Athletes ‘Will Destroy Women’s Sports’

Lee Stopped Short Of Voicing Support For Tennessee Bill To Prohibit Trans Students From Participating In Middle & High School Girls’ Athletics, But Said “Transgenders participating in women’s sports will destroy women’s sports. It will ruin the opportunity for girls to earn scholarships. It will put a glass ceiling back over women that hasn’t been there. I think it’s bad for women and for women’s sports.”

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