5 Education Issues To Watch In The Tennessee General Assembly

Tennessee Lawmakers Return To The Capitol This Week With Another Major Focus On Students: How To Fund Public Education.

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Republican Lawmakers Continue Push For Partisan School Board Elections

Tennessee Legislators Worked To Advance Proposed Legislation On Thursday That Would Restore Personal Freedoms And Place Limitations On The Power Of School Officials, The Health Department, And Businesses To Force Covid Restrictions.

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Teacher Pay Will Be Issue In TN Public School Funding Review

As Tennessee Begins Looking At Revamping Its Basic Education Program (BEP) To Fund Public Schools, One Factor Looming In The Discussion Of A New Funding Formula Is Teacher Pay.

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Lee Commits To Revamping TN’s K-12 School Funding Formula

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Said Friday The State Will Review Its K-12 Education Funding Model, The Basic Education Program (BEP), Looking For Ways To Improve The Way The State Spends Its Education Money.

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Tennessee’s Teacher Discipline Act Takes Another Step Toward Law

Tennessee’s Teacher Discipline Act Took Another Step Toward Becoming A Law After The State Senate Voted To Advance It. The Bill Passed With A 25-8 Vote On March 11, And Will Be Voted On Again By The House.

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Government Schools Again Ask Lee for More Money Despite Failing Record on Basic Academics

On Monday, As Tennessee Gov. Lee Prepared For The State Of The State Address, Teachers Were Putting Pressure On Lee To Give More Funding To Education Despite Low Student Literacy Rates, Test Scores And Overall Poor Educational Rankings.

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