Maury County Began Illegal Mental Health Assessments On Students, Over $300 Thousand Spent On SEL

Maury County Public Schools Began Mental Health Assessments On Children As Young As 8 Years Old Without First Getting Permission From Parents.

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Heritage Foundation Ranks Tennessee 10th In Education Freedom

Tennessee Ranked 10th For Education Freedom In A New Report Card From The Heritage Foundation. The Report Card Took Into Account How States Support Education Choice, Regulatory Freedom, Academic Transparency And Return On Investment For Spending.

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Corporate Welfare Candy for Incumbents, The Woke Invasion of TN Public Schools, Taxpayer’s Burden, Blocking School Choice & More! -TennCon’s Big 7

1) Large Business Economic Incentives Benefit The TN Politicians Who Approved Them, Report Says
2) Teacher’s Union And School Boards Continue To Fight Against Option For Students To Receive Classical Education In Tennessee
3) Conservative Teachers “Must Stand” As Changes To Title IX Threaten Education
4) Tennessee’s New Public Education Funding Formula Will Likely Increase Taxpayer Burden
5) TN Dept of Education Delays Plan To Score Public Schools For Fifth Straight Year
6) New School Library Structure Pushes Librarians To Become Political Activists
7) To Help Combat Illicit Drugs, New TN Legislation Requires Fatal Overdoses Be Reported To Police

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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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Metro Nashville Public Schools See Declining Enrollment And Declining Funds

Metro Nashville Public Schools Will Be Receiving More Funds From The State, Thanks To The New Education Funding Formula, But, With Enrollment Numbers Lower Than Anticipated, They Will Be Bringing In About $22 Million Less Than Expected.

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Tennesseans Invited to TISA Public Rulemaking Hearing to Respond to Proposed Rules

The Tennessee Department Of Education Invites All Tennesseans To A Public Rulemaking Hearing To Respond To The Proposed Rules For The Tennessee Investment In Student Achievement (TISA) Act. The Hearing Will Take Place On Thursday, July 28th From 9 A.M. Ct – 12 Noon CT In Nashville, TN, And A Livestream Option Will Be Available For Attendees Statewide To Participate Virtually.

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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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Tennesseans Invited To Respond To Proposed Rules On Public School Funding Formula

The Tennessee Department Of Education Recently Released The Proposed Rules To Implement The Tennessee Investment In Student Achievement (TISA) Act. Informed By Input From A Variety Of Stakeholders—Parents, Educators, Superintendents, And Business And Community Leaders— All Tennesseans Are Now Encouraged To Submit Public Comment On The Proposed Rules By Tuesday, August 2, 2022.

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Metro Nashville Won’t Allow Charter Middle Schoolers To Compete On MNPS Sports Teams

Charter School Students In Nashville Will No Longer Be Able To Participate In Athletics At Metro Nashville Public Schools.

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