The War Over Face Masks Meets School Choice

Parents Hoped They Could Safely Send Their Children Back To School This Fall. The Delta Variant Of COVID-19 Has Dashed That Hope. What’s Worse, Families Have Found Themselves Thrust Into A War Over Face Masks. Those Who Don’t Want Their Children To Be Forced To Wear Masks All Day Might Reside In Districts With Mask Mandates. Those Who Are Worried About Their Children Being Around Unmasked And Unvaccinated Children Are Just As Likely To Wind Up In Mask-optional Districts. School Board Meetings Across The Nation Are Erupting Into Shouting Matches, Parents Are Protesting, And Many Are Likely To Simply Withdraw From Public Education.

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[Exclusive Interview] – Speaker Cameron Sexton Says Limited Government Is The Way To Go

We Have Been In A Perpetual “State Of Emergency” Since March 12th, 2020. Lee Has Issued 84 Executive Orders And Many Feel They Have Not Been Represented By The State Legislature When It Comes To These Critical Business-Killing, Freedom-Robbing Orders.

One In Four Kids In TN Read At Grade-level. Most Conservatives Are Disappointed That REAL School Choice Is Hard To Pass With TN’s Republican Supermajority.

Conservatives In TN Also Want Illegal Immigration Stopped With Legislation That Makes The State Less Of A Magnet For Illegal Aliens.

In This Exclusive Interview With House Speaker Cameron Sexton, We Tackle These Topics Making For An Interview You Do Not Want To Miss.

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What Can Parents Do To Ensure Their Children’s Futures In TN? [Exclusive Interview With Rep. Terri Lynn Weaver]

In This Exclusive Interview With Representative Terri Lynn Weaver, We Discuss What Parents Need To Do About Learning Loss And Critical Race Theory Curriculum In Tennessee.
We Also Discuss School Choice And Weaver Gives An Interesting History Of The Failings Of ‘Progressive’ Education In Tennessee.

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TennCon’s BIG 7 Weekend Digest!… August 6, 2021

1) House Speaker Threatens Legislation Against School Closures & Masks
2) Conservative Protestors Claim Threats Of Expulsion From Future GOP Events
3) TN School Choice Support Surges as Govt Test Scores Hit New Lows
4) TN Dept of Education Releases Critical Race Theory Guidelines
5) UTC, Hancock County Schools & Metro Nashville To Require Masks For All, Regardless Of Vaccination Status
6) Tennessee Farmer Gets Another Win In Lawsuit Against USDA
7) U.S. Court of Appeals Upholds Tennessee’s Abortion Waiting Period

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TN School Choice Support Surges as Government Test Scores Hit New Lows

Governor Bill Lee And Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn Released The State-Level Results For The Spring 2021 Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP). This Data Showed The Learning Loss Caused By School Closures Due To The COVID-19 Pandemic.

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Education Lobbying Groups Boost Spending As Biden Administration Set To Reverse DeVos-Era Policies

Education Groups Have Already Spent More Than $20 Million In The First Quarter Of 2021 Lobbying Members Of Congress For More Funding As Education Secretary Miguel Cardona Proposes A $102.8 Billion Education Budget. The 2022 Fiscal Year Budget Would Reverse Many Betsy Devos-Era Education Policies.

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Patrick Hampton Announces Candidacy For District 9 School Board Seat

Education Activist And Minister Patrick Hampton Has Announced His Bid For The District 9 Seat Of The Hamilton County School Board. Hampton, An Ooltewah Resident, Has Spent The Better Part Of His Career Engaging The Community Through Educational Activism And Youth Development.

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American Federation For Children Tennessee Welcomes New Director

American Federation For Children – Tennessee yesterday Welcomed A New State Director, John Patton, To Oversee AFC’s Policy, Advocacy, Political, And Grassroots Efforts Across The Volunteer State.

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New Poll Confirms Widespread Support For School Choice

A Majority Of Voters Support School Choice, A New Poll From Echelon Insights Shows.

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