Tennessee Lawmaker Sends Letter To School Board To Clarify Laws Regarding Book Removals

Representative Susan Lynn Read Our Article That Covered The Wilson County Board Of Education’s Actions About A Book That Parents Say Contains Graphic Depictions Of Sex Acts, Both Heterosexual And Homosexual, And Suicide And Informed The Board That Their Actions Regarding The Book Are In Violation Of Tennessee Law.

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School Board Votes To Place Book On Mature Reading List Despite Book Review Committee’s Recommendation

The Wilson County School Board Voted Last Week To Place A Book On The District’s Mature Reading List Despite A Book Review Committee’s Recommendation To Keep It Accessible To All High School Students Without Parental Consent.

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Lawsuit Threatened After Conservative School Board Votes To Remove Sexually Explicit Books

A Wilson County Resident, Who Addressed The School Board On Monday Night On The Topic Of LGBTQ+ “Safe Space” Stickers, Says There Are Issues With Removing Books Already In School Libraries.

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State Representative Responds As School Districts Speak Out Against Third Grade Retention

School Districts Across The State Continue To Speak Out Against Tennessee’s Controversial New Third Grade Retention Law. In Response, The State’s Education Instruction Subcommittee Chair Says He Is Open To Revisiting The Law And Considering Modifications.

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Sexual Assault Cases At TN Elementary Schools Not Being Reported In Violation Of Title IX Law

According To Several Sources, 3 Separate Sexual Assault Cases That Occurred Within The Wilson County Schools District Were Not Reported To The Tennessee Department Of Children’s Services Even Though Every Teacher And Administrator Is A Mandatory Reporter.

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Banned Books Video Played In Class Suggests Parents Are Wrong For Wanting To Shield Kids From Sexually Explicit Content (Update 10.5.22)

In What Is Described As “Blatant Disregard” For Parents, A Video Played Last Week In A Wilson County Classroom Suggests That Conservative Parents Are Wrong For Wanting To Shield Their Children From The Sexually Explicit Content Found In Books In Their School Libraries.

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State Retention Law Could Force MNPS To Retain Nearly Three Fourths Of Third Graders

Only 27.4% Of MNPS Third Graders In MNPS Met The Benchmark Score On Tests Administered Last Spring. The School District Showed Some Of The Lowest Achievement Scores In Reading In Middle Tennessee.

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Family Values Organization Shares Back To School Checklist For Parents

Capitol Resource Institute (CRI) Has A Checklist For Parents With Children Heading Back To School For The Start Of A New Academic Year. CRI Is A Non-Profit Organization Working To Preserve And Advance A Culture Of Traditional Family Values.

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Parents Must Opt In To Allow Children Access To Mature Reading List After Parents Successfully Lobby School Board

Parents Registering Their Rising 9th Graders For The School Year In Wilson County Found That They Were Required To Opt-In If They Want To Allow Their Children To Access Sexually Explicit Material In The School Library Deemed To Be Mature Reading.

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Several Middle Tennessee Public School Districts Dealing With Teacher Shortages

With School Starting In Less Than Two Weeks For Some Middle Tennessee Students, Some School Districts Still Have Hundreds Of Teaching Positions Left Unfilled.

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