Legislators Prepare To Move Forward With School Funding Reform

Even As Questions Continue To Be Raised About The Revamping Of School Funding In Tennessee, State Legislators Are Looking To Continue To Move Along With The Reform During This Session.

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Details Straggling In On Education Funding Reform

Reforming Education Funding Is Set To Take Center Stage When State Lawmakers Convene Tuesday, Jan. 11 For The Second Year Of The 112th General Assembly.

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K-12 Education Funding Report Highlights Tennessee System Failures

A New Report From Tennessee Nonprofit State Collaborative On Reforming Education (Score) Shows The State Would Be One Of Nearly 40 Others To Adopt A Student-Based Funding Formula If That Is The End Result Of The State’s Review Of Its K-12 Public Education Formula, The Basic Education Program (Bep).

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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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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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