Mob Rule: How School Boards Undermine Parents And Are Arguably A Means For Implementation Vs Representation [Op-Ed]

Reports Of School Boards Neglecting To Represent The Interests And Address The Concerns Of Families Have Been Emerging. Not Only Have Countless Videos Been Uploaded To Social Media Accounts Of Parents Pleading With Board Members Only To Be Buzzed Out Of Time And Overlooked, But Board Members Began To Report Parents As Terrorists Who Expressed Opposition To What Boards Were Mandating To Students. Evidence Is Accumulating That Show School Boards Have Become A Tool Of Teachers Unions.

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Parents Group Sues Williamson County Board Of Education Over Critical Race Theory

Parents’ Choice Tennessee, A Parents’ Advocacy Group, Filed Suit In Franklin, Tennessee, Challenging The School Board’s Adoption Of A Curriculum That The Group Says Violates Tennessee Laws Prohibiting The Teaching Of Critical Race Theory And Common Core.

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Tennesseans Invited to TISA Public Rulemaking Hearing to Respond to Proposed Rules

The Tennessee Department Of Education Invites All Tennesseans To A Public Rulemaking Hearing To Respond To The Proposed Rules For The Tennessee Investment In Student Achievement (TISA) Act. The Hearing Will Take Place On Thursday, July 28th From 9 A.M. Ct – 12 Noon CT In Nashville, TN, And A Livestream Option Will Be Available For Attendees Statewide To Participate Virtually.

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Senator Bo Watson Anticipates New Data Will Show In-Person Learning Led To Quicker Learning Loss Recovery

Tennessee State Senator Bo Watson Stressed The Importance Of In-Person Learning For Students At A Recent Friends Of Hixson Meeting. Watson Believes That School Districts That Prioritized Having Students In School Recovered Quicker.

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Tennessee Governor, Lawmakers Celebrate “Improved” Test Scores – Almost Two Thirds Of Students Below Grade Level

As Governor Bill Lee, The Tennessee Department Of Education (TDOE) And Republican Lawmakers Pat Themselves On The Back For A Job Well Done, Results From The 2021-2022 TCAP Assessments Show That Almost Two Thirds Of Students Are Below Grade Level In Almost Every Category For Which The State Conducts Testing.

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Tennesseans Invited To Respond To Proposed Rules On Public School Funding Formula

The Tennessee Department Of Education Recently Released The Proposed Rules To Implement The Tennessee Investment In Student Achievement (TISA) Act. Informed By Input From A Variety Of Stakeholders—Parents, Educators, Superintendents, And Business And Community Leaders— All Tennesseans Are Now Encouraged To Submit Public Comment On The Proposed Rules By Tuesday, August 2, 2022.

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TN’s Public School Funding Overhaul Passes Key Committees, Heads To Full House And Senate

A Bill That Would Rework How Tennessee Funds Its Public Schools Passed Two Key Committees On Tuesday And Will Now Head To The Full House And Senate.

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Governor’s School Funding Plan Not Likely To Avert State Lawsuit

Two Democratic Legislators Predicted Tuesday The Governor’s K-12 Funding Plan Won’t Persuade Metro Nashville Or Shelby County School Districts To Drop A Lawsuit Over Education Funding.

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Tennessee Public School Funding Formula Passes House Committee

A New Funding Formula For Tennessee’s Public Schools Continued To Wind Its Way Through Legislative Committees On Monday.

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