Conservatives Call For Penny Schwinn’s Removal As Commissioner Of Education

Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn’s Performance Has Many Tennesseans, From Average Citizens To School Superintendents To Legislators, Calling For Change. This Call For A Change At The Top Of Tennessee’s Public Education System Is A Long Time In The Making And Continues Today As We Learned By Surveying Our Readers.

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TN Public School Teacher Says He Will “Break The Law” And Teach Critical Race Theory To Children

In An Article Posted On The Paris Post-intelligencer, Humboldt High School Teacher Tony Kendall Wrote That He Would Continue Teaching Critical Race Theory, Even If It Is Illegal In The State Of Tennessee.

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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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TN Kids Now Can Transfer School Districts Easier With New Law

A Bill Was Passed By The Tennessee Senate That Would Give Families More Ease When Transferring Their Children To Schools Outside Their Zone. If The Bill Passes Into Law, All Local Education Agencies In The State Will Have To Adopt Policies That Make Intra-district Transfers A Smoother Process.

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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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Proposal Would Change Tennessee Law To Let For-Profit Companies Run Charter Schools

Tennessee Charter School Law, Which Currently Allows Only Nonprofit Organizations To Run The Independently Operated Public Schools, Would Open The Door To For-profit Companies Under A Bill Approved Wednesday By A Key Legislative Committee.

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Governor Lee Emphasizes State Literacy Efforts on Read Across America Day

Governor Bill Lee And First Lady Maria Stopped By Paragon Mills Elementary School In Nashville On Tuesday To Celebrate Read Across America Day. The Governor Used The Opportunity To Draw Attention To The State’s Increased Efforts To Bolster Literacy Skills.

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Tennessee Pushes Ahead With In-Person Testing, Remote Learners Included, During Pandemic

While At Least Six States Are Seeking To Cancel Student Testing This Spring As The Pandemic Grinds On, Tennessee Isn’t Wavering In Its Plan To Give Tests In-Person To Most Of Its Nearly 1 Million Students.

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Democrats Flip 1 Seat In Tennessee Senate; Republican Supermajority Holds

Democrats gained one seat in the state Senate, but Republicans maintained a supermajority in the Tennessee Legislature after 3 million Tennesseans cast votes in Tuesday’s election, shattering the previous record of 2.6 million votes set in the 2008 presidential election.

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