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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Temporary Virtual Learning May Be Coming For Quarantined Hamilton County Students

With Over 600 Students Possibly Being Quarantined From Covid-19 Exposure In Hamilton County, There May Be Virtual Learning Options On The Way. During A Work Session On Monday, August 16, The District Said That Zoom Learning Would Be “Allowed But Not Required” For Students Who Are In Quarantine.

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Are Curriculum Companies With Marxist Ideologies The Right Choice For TN Schools?

The Tennessee State Board Of Education Approves All Standards For Use In Our Tennessee Public Schools. Local School Agencies Then Choose The Curriculum, Which Is How A Course Is Structured And What Is Going To Be Taught. Parents Trust That Their LEA Has Done The Due-Diligence To Assure That The Curriculum Is In Line With The Values Of Tennessee Families. I Have Serious Concerns About El Education Curriculum And Its Use In The Tennessee School System.

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Tennessee Approves 29 New Virtual Schools

The Tennessee Department Of Education Has Announced 29 New Virtual Schools That Will Be Open In The Upcoming 2021-22 School Year. The New Schools Will Bring The Total Of Online Schools In The State Up To 57. 

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No Hybrid Learning For Tennessee Schools Next Year

Tennessee Public Schools Will No Longer Have The Option Of Providing Both In-person And Remote Instruction As Of Next School Year. Students Who Want To Continue With Virtual Instruction Will Have To Enroll In A Specific Virtual School Instead Of A Regular Public School Option.

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Governor Lee Has ‘High Expectations’ For Education Funding In Tennessee

On Monday, Governor Bill Lee Let The State Of Tennessee Know About His High Expectations For Federal Education Funding. Lee, Commissioner Penny Schwinn, And Members Of The General Assembly Have Asked For School Districts Across The State To Put This Funding Toward Student Achievement.

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School District Takeover Proposal Stalls – For Now – In Tennessee Legislature

A Tennessee Lawmaker Has Quietly Postponed A Bill That Details A Process For The State To Take Over School Districts Falling Short Of Their Academic Goals.

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