All 8 Hamilton County Charter Schools Required To Amend Their Contracts

Hamilton County Public Charter Schools Are Being Required To Redo Their Contracts With The School District And Include A Performance Framework In Order To Be In Compliance With State Law.

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To Address Teacher Shortages, Tennessee May Drop Major Test For Many Teacher Candidates

Amid Worries About Teacher Shortages, Tennessee Is Considering Reducing Requirements For Some Nontraditional Candidates To Earn Their Teacher Licenses, Despite Concerns That The Change Could Hurt Teacher Quality.

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TISA Rules Move To Next Step Following Unanimous State Board Recommendation

Following The Unanimous Positive Recommendation Of The State Board Of Education’s Review, The Tennessee Department Of Education’s Rules For The Tennessee Investment In Student Achievement (TISA) Act Will Now Move To The Next Steps Of The Formal Rulemaking Process, Including A Review By The Tennessee Attorney General And Filing With The Tennessee Secretary Of State.

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Legislation To Expand School Choice Options To Students With Dyslexia Progresses

A Bill Being Considered In The Tennessee General Assembly Seeks To Expand The Individualized Education Act To Allow A Child With Dyslexia To Be Eligible For The Individualized Education Account Program. The Senate And House Versions Of The Bill Are Progressing Through The Legislative Process.

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TN Bill Seeks To Expand School Choice Options To Students With Dyslexia

A Bill Being Considered In The Tennessee General Assembly Seeks To Expand The Individualized Education Act To Allow A Child With Dyslexia To Be Eligible For The Individualized Education Account Program.

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Metro Nashville School Board Refuses To Update Transgender Athlete Policy To Comply With State Law

The Metro Nashville School System Says It Is Not Making Any Changes To The District’s Transgender Athlete Policies Yet, Even Though Their Current Policy Is Not In Compliance With A New State Law That Regulates On Which Teams Those Students Can Play.

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Governor Lee Says He Has No Plans To Allow Remote Learning in Tennessee

On Wednesday, August 25, Governor Bill Lee Said He Has No Plans For Tennessee To Shift Back To Remote Learning. Lee Said This Is “In Part Because We Saw Just How Devastating The Learning Loss Impact Was When We Went Remote.”

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School District Leaders Plead With Legislators To Reinstate Temporary Remote Learning Options

Leaders From Williamson County Schools And Franklin Special School District Are Asking Legislators To Reinstate Virtual Learning Options For Schools That They Believe Need To Be Closed Temporarily Due To The Current Spike In COVID-19 Cases.

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