Bill Seeking To Regulate Flags In Tennessee Schools Progressing In Senate

A Bill Regarding Flags That Are Approved For Display In Tennessee Public Schools Has Made Significant Headway In The Tennessee House, While The Corresponding Senate Bill 1722, Has Been Placed On The Senate Education Committee Calendar For February 21, 2024.

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House, Senate Committees To Hear Bill Requiring AI Policies In Tennessee Schools

The Tennessee House And Senate Are Both Scheduled To Hear A Bill Next Week That Would Require Schools In The State To Create Policies Regarding The Use Of Artificial Intelligence (AI) By Students, Teachers, Faculty, And Staff.

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Tennessee Senate Education Chair Balks At Rejecting Federal Funds

The Tennessee Senate’s Education Committee Chairman Opposes Turning Down At Least $1.3 Billion In Federal Education Funds But Says The State Could Seek Some Sort Of Waiver On Federal School Requirements.

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TN Senate Rejects Conservative Lawmaker’s School Safety Bill Due To His Call For McNally’s Resignation

Last Week A Bill That Would Have Enhanced The Safety For Kids In Tennessee Schools Passed On The House Floor With Sweeping Bi-Partisan Support. However, According To The Bill Sponsor, Who Called For The Resignation Of Lt. Gov. Randy McNally Back In March, The Senate Refused To Run The Bill As Retribution.

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Senate Bill To Limit Parents’ Right To Withdraw Children From TN Public Schools Stalled For This Session

A Senate Bill Aimed At Limiting Parental Rights To Withdraw Their Children From Public Schools In Tennessee Has Been Assigned To The General Subcommittee Of The Senate Education Committee. Meanwhile, The House Version Of The Bill Remains A Caption Bill And Has Not Moved Forward.

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Lawmakers Overwhelmed By Phone Calls From Homeschool Community, Speaker’s Bill Set To Be Amended

Tennessee Homeschooling Parents Report That Lawmakers Are Overwhelmed By The Response From The Homeschool Community Over A Bill That Sought To Modify State Homeschool Law.

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Speaker’s Charter School Bill Targeting Homeschoolers And “At Risk” Youth Draws Ire From Homeschool Community, Questions Regarding Migrant Children

A Bill Being Pushed By Speaker Cameron Sexton That Creates Two Very Different Kinds Of Charter Schools Is Drawing Ire From The State’s Homeschool Community.

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TN Bill That Would Enable School District Employees To Handcuff Special Needs Children Heads To Committees

This Week, A Bill That Would Enable School District Security Employees To Use Handcuffs On Disabled Students, Will Be Heard In Committees On Both Sides Of The Tennessee General Assembly.

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$54M Tennessee Child Care Program Would Be Funded By Sports Gambling

A Bill That Would Ultimately Take $54 Million Worth Of Annual Sports Gambling Taxes And Spend It On Child Care Scholarships Passed A Senate Committee Despite The Objection Of Two Republican Lawmakers Who Believe Funding Child Care Is Beyond The Scope Of Government.

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