Schwinn Approves 8 Waivers Allowing Some Tennessee Schools To Shift To Remote Learning Temporarily

Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn Has Granted Eight Of 14 Waiver Requests From Tennessee School Leaders Wanting To Switch Temporarily To Remote Learning Under A COVID Response Plan That Began This Week.

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Joint Statement To Gov Lee & TN General Assembly On Masks In Schools

For Well Over A Year Now, We Have Seen The Negative Impact Of Government Mandates On Businesses And Families In Response To This Virus. But There Can Be No Doubt That Our Students Here In Tennessee Have Been Some Of The Hardest Hit And They Have The Scars To Prove It. The Latest TCAP Results Show That Less Than 30% Of Our Students Across The State Are Reading And Understanding Math Simply At Their Own Grade Level. And For The Most Part, We Know That We Can Blame The Lack Of In-person Learning Over The Prior School Year. Yet, We Are Now Heading In That Same Direction For The 2021-2022 School Year.

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Trump Joins Governor Abbott At Border Security Briefing – TTC News Break July 1, 2021

1) Trump Joins Gov. Abbott At Border Security Briefing
2) Gas Prices Hit 7-Year High Ahead Of July 4th Weekend
3) Nashville Record Executive Files Second Lawsuit Against Transgender Bathroom Law
4) Online College In Tennessee More Expensive Than Attending In Person

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Online College In Tennessee More Expensive Than Attending In Person

College Students In Tennessee Pay More To Do Their Schooling Online Than They Do To Attend Courses In Person, A Report From The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office Of Research And Education Accountability Showed.

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Southern Baptist Pastors Push For Broader Sexual Abuse Investigation – TTC News Break June 15, 2021

1) Southern Baptist Pastors Push For Broader Sexual Abuse Investigation
2) Republican Senators Urge Unelected SEC To Reject Global Warming Disclosures
3) New Learning And Career Development Options For Youth In State Custody

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New Learning And Career Development Options For Youth In State Custody

Tennessee Youth Placed Into The Custody Of The Tennessee Department Of Children’s Services For Delinquent Behavior Now Have New Options For Learning And Career Development To Prepare For A Successful Next Chapter In Life.

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Commission Appoints Steve Highlander As District 9 Commissioner

With The Hamilton County Commission Unable To Reach The Required Five Votes For Any Of The Three Nominated Candidates To Fill Commissioner Bankston’s Vacancy Last Week, They Voted Again Yesterday Adding Additional Nominations From The Eight Individuals Who Applied For The Position.

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Republicans Push For Answers After Finding Teachers Unions Influenced CDC Guidance On School Reopenings

A Controversy Involving Teachers Unions, The White House And Centers For Disease Control And Prevention Guidance On Reopening Schools Has Sparked An Inquiry From Congressional Republicans.

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Medical Association Calls On Colleges To Reverse Vaccine Requirements For Students

More Than 100 Colleges Across The U.S. Have Said They Will Require Students To Receive A COVID-19 Vaccine In Order To Attend In-person Classes. The Association Of American Physicians And Surgeons, Led By Its President, Paul M. Kempen, Is Calling On These Institutions To Reverse Their Policies.

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No Hybrid Learning For Tennessee Schools Next Year

Tennessee Public Schools Will No Longer Have The Option Of Providing Both In-person And Remote Instruction As Of Next School Year. Students Who Want To Continue With Virtual Instruction Will Have To Enroll In A Specific Virtual School Instead Of A Regular Public School Option.

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