New TN Bill Would Provide 10 Day Virtual Learning Option For Schools

Two Republican Lawmakers Have Filed A New Bill That Would Potentially Allow Schools To Choose Virtual Or Remote Learning In The Case Of Severe Weather Or Outbreaks Of Serious Illness. They Are Aiming To Return Those Powers To Local Districts Instead Of Leaving Them In The Hands Of The State.

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TN Education Commissioner Permits At Least 7 School Districts To Go Virtual

The Tennessee Department Of Education, Led By Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn, Has Given Permission To At Least Seven School Districts To Shift To Virtual Learning For Up To Five Days In Response To Issues Related To Covid-19.

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Over 1,300 Public Comments Submitted For TN’s Public Education Funding Formula

Following Months Of Strong Engagement And Conversations About Public Education Funding In Tennessee, The Tennessee Department Of Education Has Announced That Over 1,300 Public Comments Were Submitted On A Potential Student-Based K-12 Public Education Funding Formula In Tennessee.

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5 Education Issues To Watch In The Tennessee General Assembly

Tennessee Lawmakers Return To The Capitol This Week With Another Major Focus On Students: How To Fund Public Education.

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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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Federal Program Provides Funding For Teacher Recruitment in Tennessee

Tennessee’s “Grow Your Own” Teacher Development Model Is The First Of Its Kind In The Nation To Be Approved By The Department Of Labor, According To The Tennessee Department Of Education.

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Big Issues On The Table At The 2022 State Legislative Session

January 11 Marks The Return Of State Legislators To The Capitol For A General Assembly Session That Will Focus On A Number Of Big Issues. Following Is An Overview Of The Main Things Tennesseans Can Expect To See Discussed And Debated In This Session.

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School Leaders Weigh In On Matching Funds For Education

Local School Leaders Have Begun To Offer Their Input As The State Continues To Review Its Current Public Education Funding Formula.

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