Changes To Tennessee’s 4th-grade Reading Law Pass After Compromise On Retention Policy

Parents Of Tennessee Fourth Graders Would Have Input On Whether Their Children Get Held Back Because Of Low Reading Test Scores, Under Compromise Legislation That’s Headed To Gov. Bill Lee’s Desk.

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District Attorney’s Office In Same County As Rogue Judge To Address Homeschooling And Truancy At Upcoming GOP Meeting

District Attorney Craig Northcott Will Be Addressing Homeschooling And Truancy Issues At The Coffee County Republican Party’s August Meeting On The 31st At 7:00 Pm. Meanwhile, The Coffee County School District That Judge Ewell, Jr. Orders Students Back To Has Less Than 40% Proficiency In Overall ELA Scores Across All Grades And Less Than 30% When It Comes To Math.

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American Classical Education Officially Appeals Charter Denials In Maury, Madison Counties

The Nine-Member Charter Commission, Appointed By Gov. Bill Lee, Will Have To Hold At Least One Public Hearing On Each School Before Deciding Whether To Overturn The Local School Boards Decisions Not To Approve American Classical Schools In Maury And Madison Counties.

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Tennessee Legislators Approve Changes To Third-Grade Retention Law

Legislation That Would Allow For Additional Exemptions To Tennessee’s Third-Grade Retention Law Is Now Headed To Governor Lee For Additional Action.

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DCS Child Abuse, Campaign Lies, Taxpayer Abuse, Stagnant Scores, Two More Years Of Winter & More! – The TennCon Big 7!

• Tennessee DCS Given One More Year To Get Their Act Together After Audit Finds Children In State Custody Sexually Abused Or Harassed
• Tennessee Right To Life Revokes Endorsement Of Senator Richard Briggs
• Vanderbilt Survey Says TN Republican Voters Prefer DeSantis Over Trump And Support Weakening Of Abortion Law
• Tennessee GOP Chairman Reelected Despite Call For More Conservative Leadership
• Pork Report Says $1 Million Plus A Year Of Tax Dollars Spent To Fund Lobbying Efforts
• TDOE Report Shows State ACT Scores Remain Stagnant
• Tennessee Tech Professors First Amendment Case Against University Dismissed

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Senator Bo Watson Anticipates New Data Will Show In-Person Learning Led To Quicker Learning Loss Recovery

Tennessee State Senator Bo Watson Stressed The Importance Of In-Person Learning For Students At A Recent Friends Of Hixson Meeting. Watson Believes That School Districts That Prioritized Having Students In School Recovered Quicker.

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State Pre-K Detrimental To Kids Says Vanderbilt Study

Researchers At Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College Collected Data On Almost 3 Thousand Low-Income Children In Tennessee For More Than A Decade Only To Find That Attending The State’s Voluntary Pre-K Program Resulted In Negative Effects By Third Grade That Continued To Get Worse Over The Following Three Years.

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States Rebel Against Failing Unionized Education

When Covid Shut Down America’s Classrooms, This Impacted SAT Scores, Exams, College Entrance Requirements, And Scholarships. It Negatively Skewed Standardized Tests. And Those Who Needed Extra Help Fell Further Behind. It Also Made Graduating A Challenge For Those Who Needed Required Classes. And This Forced Many States To Take Action Against Federally Unionized State Education.

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Legislators Prepare To Move Forward With School Funding Reform

Even As Questions Continue To Be Raised About The Revamping Of School Funding In Tennessee, State Legislators Are Looking To Continue To Move Along With The Reform During This Session.

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