Washington County Reopens Schools as the Tennessee General Assembly Mulls School Funding Incentives

After Washington County District of Education (WCDE) announced plans to bring back all students to in-person classes five days a week starting Monday, February 1, hazardous road conditions led the district to announce school closures for both Monday and Tuesday.

The move comes as lawmakers consider a potential bill HB 7021 that would curtail school funding for schools that did not open up for a minimum of 70 days before June 30, the district voted last week to bring students back.

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