What A K-12 Funding Formula Review Could Mean In Tennessee

When Gov. Bill Lee Called For A Review of Tennessee’s Basic Education Program (BEP) Last Week, It Came After Years Of Complaints About The Public Education Funding Formula.

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Tennessee Prepares for Redistricting With Help From The Public

As Tennessee Prepares To Redistrict, Lawmakers Are Trying To Make It A Fair Process. The State House Select Committee On Redistricting Is Using The Latest Information From The Census To Draw New Maps. This Will Lay The Boundaries For New Political Boundaries For The Congressional, State Senate, And State House Districts.

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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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Biden Administration Opens Investigation Into TN Policy On Student Masking

The U.S. Department Of Education Informed The Tennessee Department Of Education On Monday It Would Be Investigating Whether The State’s Stance On Masks In Schools Is Violating The Rights Of Disabled Students.

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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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Republicans, Democrats Gear Up For Tennessee Redistricting Process

Local Census Information Set To Be Today In What Will Begin The Process Of Redistricting In Tennessee. The Boundaries For The U.S. House Of Representatives And Statewide Legislative Districts Will Be Redrawn And Republicans And Democrats Are Preparing Their Arguments On The Mapping Process.

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TN Dept Of Health’s Immunization Program For Children Continues

The Tennessee Department Of Health Said Wednesday It Has “In No Way Halted The Immunizations For Children Program” On The Heels Of The State Firing Its Top Vaccine Official And Discontinuing Adolescent Vaccine Outreach For Other Vaccines.

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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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Right-To-Work Constitutional Amendment Passes Tennessee Senate A Second Time

A Proposal To Add Tennessee’s Right-to-work Law To The State Constitution Came One Step Closer To Passage Monday When It Passed The State Senate For A Second Time.

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