TN Becoming Ed Reform Hotspot

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Anti-Charter Rant from TN Board Member

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Bill Clinton to Visit Nashville Charter

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TN Voucher Bill Meets Demise

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TN Ed Chief Upset by Common Core Delay

Reprinted from The Tennessean Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman says he’s disappointed and concerned by the state’s one-year delay of testing aligned with Common Core. Under a compromise worked out by legislative leaders, Tennessee would halt its transition to the …

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Union Lauds Nashville Board for Charter Stance

Reprinted from The Tennessean The Tennessee Education Association has named the Metro Nashville Board of Education its 2014 Friend of Education Award winner. The TEA, the state’s largest teachers’ organization, gives the award each year to an individual, group or …

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Tennessee Voucher Plan Faces Big Test

Reprinted from The Tennessean A multiyear push to let some Tennessee parents use public funds to send their kids to private schools may be back to square one next session unless there’s a last-minute approval this week. The Tennessee Senate …

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Tennessee to Add Another Charter Authorizer

Reprinted from The Tennessean An education bill long sought by Speaker Beth Harwell cleared the state House of Representatives and one proposed by Gov. Bill Haslam took a big step forward in the Senate as Tennessee lawmakers began what is …

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TN May Delay Common Core Test for a Year

Reprinted from The Tennessean NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — State lawmakers are considering compromise legislation that would delay the testing component for Tennessee’s Common Core education standards for one year. Last month, a broad coalition of Republican and Democratic House members …

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Tennessee Senate Approves Voucher Bill

Reprinted from The Tennessean he Tennessee Senate approved the launch of the state’s first school voucher program, but its chances of starting up this fall remain in doubt. Senators voted 20-10 to pass a plan that would give the families …

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