Tuesday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed Vice President James Mason of the Home School Legal Defense Association to the newsmakers line to discuss their mission and the legal challenges that homeschool families are currently facing.Read More
Metro Nashville reportedly sent nearly 6,000 truancy letters to the parents of students doing virtual learning, and one school board member says that is wrong and the letters should be “thrown in the trash.”
School Board member Fran Bush made the comment to The Tennessee Star on Sunday.
MNPS sent the truancy letters because of poor student attendance in distance learning, NewsChannel 5 said. The letters threaten legal action against parents or guardians of students who have five or more unexcused absences.Read More