Sumner County School Board Passes Resolution to Ask State for Flexibility Concerning COVID-19

On Tuesday, the Sumner County School Board passed resolutions regarding COVID-19 in their district. The resolution will now go to state lawmakers asking them not to require a waiver to have 180 school days if they have to shut down over coronavirus cases and dip into snow days. The school board is also asking the state for more flexibility when it comes to remote and hybrid learning.

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Attorney and Secretary of ReThink Forward Thomas Lee Talks About the Power of School Choice and Nashville Collegiate Prep

Monday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed attorney and Secretary for ReThink Forward to the newsmakers line to talk about Nashville Collegiate Prep charter school and the power of school choice.

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Legislature Approves Bill to Create Charter School Authorizing Commission

The Tennessee Senate on Thursday approved legislation creating an independent state commission to approve public charter schools in Tennessee. Sen. Brian Kelsey (R-TN-31) is the sponsor of SB0796. The tracking information is here. The bill, which also passed the House of Representatives on Wednesday, is a key part of Governor…

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