Former Chattanooga COO Appointed To Metro Nashville Schools COO Role

Maura Sullivan Will Serve As The Newly Redefined Chief Operating Officer For Metro Schools After Serving For More Than Five Years In The COO Position For The City Of Chattanooga For Former Mayor Andy Berke.

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Wilson County Schools Will Require Masks Until October

In A Recent Meeting Of The Wilson County School Board, The Members Voted To Require Masks Until At Least October. Starting On Friday, September 10, Masks Will Have To Be Worn In Classrooms Across The District.

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Tennessee Officials Held Private Budget Meeting Over Federal Covid Funds

On Wednesday, September 1, Tennessee Officials Held A Private Budget Hearing Regarding New Federal Covid Aid. Different State Departments Pitched Ideas On How The $3.8 Billion In Funds Should Be Spent. A Second Private Meeting Was Held On Thursday But Neither Was Publicized.

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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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Report Finds Only 53% Of State Funding For Education Used In Classrooms

The Amount Of Funding For Education In Tennessee Rises Each Year, But A Report Released On Wednesday Reveals That The Amount Of Taxpayer Money That Is Funneled To Classrooms Has Not.

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Feds Take Notice Of Lee’s School Mask Mandate Opt-Out Order

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee’s Executive Order Allowing Parents To Opt Out Of School Or Local Government Mask Mandates Has Gotten The Attention Of The Biden Administration And U.S. Secretary Of Education Miguel Cardona.

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Tennessee Public Schools Spent Nearly $10K Per Pupil In 2019-2020 School Year

New Data from The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office Of Research And Education Accountability Shows Tennessee Public Schools Spent An Average Of $9,753 Per Student During The 2019-20 School Year.

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Sexton Asks Lee For Special Session To Address School’s COVID Response

Tennessee House Speaker Cameron Sexton Sent A Letter Wednesday To Gov. Bill Lee, Asking Him To Call A Special Session To Address COVID-19 Responses From The State’s School Districts And Local Governments.

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