Legislature Refuses To Back Down To School Systems That Defy Mask Opt-Out Order

Legislators Say They Will Take Action Against School Districts That Do Not Comply With Governor Lee’s Order That Allows Parents To Choose Whether Students Wear Masks Or Not. This Comes On The Heels Of School Districts In Memphis And Nashville Announcing That They Would Still Be Requiring Masks.

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House Speaker Threatens Legislation Against School Closures And Masks

House Speaker Cameron Sexton Announced That He Will Call For A Special Session Of The State Legislature If School Districts Close Their Doors Or Force Mask Wearing During The Latest Wave Of COVID-19. Sexton Says He Will Push Legislation That Would Pave The Way…

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Shelby County Schools Implement Mask Mandate For 2021-22 School Year

Following The Suggestion By The Pfizer-Backed American Academy Of Pediatrics That Children Should Be Wearing Masks In School, Shelby County Schools Have Issued A Mask Mandate For All Staff And Students For The 2021-22 School Year.

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Shelby County Schools Reinstate In-Person Learning For Students

After Being Out Of The Classroom For Almost A Full Year, Some Students In Shelby County Are Headed Back Into The Building. This Move Means Every System In The State Will Now Offer In-Person Learning Again.

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Memphis Schools Call Teachers Back To Classrooms

The Superintendent Of Shelby County Schools Is Requiring All Teachers To Return To Memphis Classrooms On February 22. The Announcement Came Just Two Weeks After The Initial Statement That Schools Would Remain Closed Indefinitely. Students Are Currently Scheduled To Come Back A Week After Teachers.

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Governor Bill Lee Calls For In Person Classes By February 15

Governor Bill Lee Has Asked The Two Largest School Districts In Tennessee, Along With The Rest Of The State, To Resume In-Person Classes By February 15th.

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GOP Leaders Push To Defund Tennessee School Districts That Refuse To Offer In-Person Learning

Top Republican Lawmakers In Tennessee Have Filed A Bill That Would Allow State To Withhold Funding From School Districts That Refuse To Provide An In-Person Learning Option For Students.

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