My Dad Couldn’t Read: The Plain Case For School Choice In Tennessee

Right Now, Only 3.3% Of Tennessee Kids Are Mastering Reading. Only 1 In 4 Are On Track. In High Schools All Across Tennessee, We Are Graduating Functionally Illiterate Children. This Moral Failing Of The Public Education System Will Have A Lifetime Of Terrible Consequences For Our Children Who Then Become Adults. I Know. I Lived It.

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Study Shows Tennessee Is Failing At School Funding

A Newly Released Study Places Tennessee Near The Bottom When It Comes To Education Funding, As Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn Continues With A Series Of Town Hall Meetings Across The State In An Effort To Push A New Funding Formula.

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Mid-Cumberland Community Members Lobby For Greater Public School Funding

As Governor Lee And The Tennessee Department Of Education Begin Talks Of Changing The Funding Strategy For Tennessee Schools, Many Parents And Teachers Are Saying The Current Allocation Is Not Enough. They Are Requesting Even Greater Funding.

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Republicans & Dems Share Differing Views Of TN’s Plan To Revamp Education Funding

When Lee Presented the Plan To Revamp The BEP, He Said A New Funding Formula Would Be A More “Student-based Funding Strategy Than A System-Based Funding Strategy.” That Terminology Created A Red Flag For Some Lawmakers.

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Tennessee K-12 Funding To Be Reviewed By 18 Subcommittees

The Tennessee Department Of Education Announced On Tuesday, October 12, That The Formula Used To Distribute Funds Into Public Schools Will Be Decided By 18 Subcommittees.

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What A K-12 Funding Formula Review Could Mean In Tennessee

When Gov. Bill Lee Called For A Review of Tennessee’s Basic Education Program (BEP) Last Week, It Came After Years Of Complaints About The Public Education Funding Formula.

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Lee Calls Special Session For Ford Plant, Will Not Discuss Mask Mandates

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Announced Thursday He Is Calling A Special Session Oct. 18 For Legislators To Discuss Planning For Ford’s Blue Oval City At The Memphis Regional Megasite. The Special Session, Lee Said, Will Not Discuss Mask Mandates In The State’s Schools.

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Pediatric Groups Join School Mask Mandate Lawsuit Against Lee

Two Related Pediatric Health Organizations Have Joined Two Shelby County Families In Their Lawsuit Against Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Regarding His Order Allowing Families To Opt Children Out Of School Mask Mandates.

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Schwinn Approves 8 Waivers Allowing Some Tennessee Schools To Shift To Remote Learning Temporarily

Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn Has Granted Eight Of 14 Waiver Requests From Tennessee School Leaders Wanting To Switch Temporarily To Remote Learning Under A COVID Response Plan That Began This Week.

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