Tennessee Legislature Wraps Up Tempestuous Session

The Legislature Adopted An Ethics Reform Bill On The Final Day Of The 112th Session, One Supposedly Designed To Shed More Light On So-Called Dark Money.

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TN General Assembly Passes New Public School Funding Formula

A Bill That Will Change The Funding Mechanism For Tennessee’s Public Schools Passed The Legislature On The Final Day Of Session On Thursday.

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House Passes Bill That Would Require Expense Reports From Non-Profits 60 Days Before Elections

In An 87 To 3 Vote, With 5 Representatives Abstaining, A Bill That Would Require Non-Profits To Report All Expenditures Of 60 Days Prior To Elections Was Passed By The Tennessee House.

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Bill Allowing Parents To Inspect Instructional Materials Killed Due To Hefty Fiscal Note

A Bill That Aimed To Require Schools To Adjust Their Policies To Allow Parents To Inspect Instructional Materials Used In The Classroom Was Taken Off Notice On March 30th, 2022.

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Senate Education Committee Passes Bill To Remove Obscene Materials From School Libraries

The Tennessee Senate Education Committee Passed A Bill That Aims To Prohibit Educational Institutions From Making Materials That Are Considered “Obscene” Or “Harmful To Minors” Available To Students.

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Tennessee Representatives Pass Bill To Ban Obscene Materials From Schools

The Tennessee House Of Representatives Has Passed A Bill That Would Prohibit Schools From Allowing Students To Have Access To Materials That Are Considered “Obscene” Or “Harmful To Minors.”

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3 Republicans Support Taxpayer Funding Of Illegal Immigrant Education in TN (Update 3/28/22)

A Bill That Would Stop Taxpayers From Being Forced To Fund Education For Illegal Immigrants Died In The House K-12 Subcommittee On Tuesday With Three Republican Legislators Helping Put An End To It.

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Bill To Remove Obscene Materials From School Libraries Slated For Senate Committee Hearing (Update 3/25/22)

A House Bill That Aims To Prohibit Educational Institutions From Making Materials That Are Considered “Obscene” Or “Harmful To Minors” Available To Students Will Soon Head To The House Floor For A Vote. The Senate Version Of The Bill Will Be Heard By The Senate Education Committee Next Week.

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Charter Schools Bill Rises From Ashes In Effort To Open Doors

Legislation Designed To Shift “Under-Utilized” Public School Buildings To Charter Schools Looked Like It Was Dead This Week But Then Resurfaced The Same Day, Drawing A Rebuke From A Subcommittee Chairman.

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House Criminal Justice Committee Pushes Through Bill To Remove Obscene Materials From School Libraries

House Bill 1944 Is Referred For Passage By The House Criminal Justice Committee And Is Headed To The Education Administration For Review.

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