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April 25, 2017
Tennessee has a $2 billion surplus. Here’s a new idea to invest more in schools.
About $250 million of this year’s surplus would go to create a new public education fund under a proposal by Rep. Craig Fitzhugh and Sen. Jeff Yarbro.
April 14, 2017
It’s past the halfway point at the Tennessee legislature. Here are proposals that still could change the state’s schools.
Less than half of the more than 150 separate proposals originally filed with the Tennessee General Assembly are still standing, on issues ranging from school discipline to turnaround.
February 27, 2017
This Tennessee teacher spoke at a rally in support of trans students. Here’s what he wants lawmakers to know.
Tennesseans protest at the state Capitol in response to the Trump administration's decision to pull guidance on which bathrooms transgender students can use.
January 6, 2016
What you need to know on education as the 2016 legislature begins
Vouchers and school funding likely be the dominant education issues in 2016 before the Tennessee General Assembly.
April 23, 2015
As Tennessee lawmakers end session, did legislature ‘get education right?’
A recap of education legislation from the 109th Tennessee General Assembly
March 30, 2015
Vouchers pass state Senate for third time in five years
An initiative that would allow some low-income Tennessee students to receive vouchers to attend private schools cleared the state Senate Monday. All eyes now turn to the House.
March 10, 2015
House panel tables teacher pay funding discussion until summer
State legislators delay a bill designed to help local school districts pay their teachers and achieve parity across the state.
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