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Hispanic Heritage Month: Compass Community Scho...

Wed

Sep

28

The Catholic Diocese of Memphis announced in January 2018 that the Jubilee Catholic Schools Network, along with St Michael Catholic School, would be closing at the end of the 2018-2019 school year... more
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TISA Final Draft Rules Meet Positive Approval

Mon

Aug

15

The Tennessee Investment in Student Achievement (TISA) Act passed in May with the promise of modernizing the way Tennessee funds public education Less attention has been given to the future rules... more
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Back to School: Login Made Easier

Fri

Jul

29

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) can help eligible families receive monthly discounts for high-speed internet and a one-time discount for a laptop, desktop or tablet Additionally, 20 leading... more
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ICYMI: TISA Rulemaking Workshop Highlights

Mon

Jul

25

Last week, state board members had the opportunity to discuss the department’s proposed rules for the Tennessee Investment in Student Achievement (TISA) Act funding formula Board member discussion... more
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What are Charter Schools? Public. Free. Open t...

Fri

Jul

22

What are Charter Schools A charter school is a public school that operates as a school of choice Charter schools commit to obtaining specific educational objectives in return for a charter to operate... more
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Communication Breakdown: Charter Commission Ove...

Wed

Jun

29

This week the Tennessee Public Charter School Commission took action that hopefully paves the way for a better relationship between Metro Nashville Public Schools and public charter school operators... more
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TISA Draft Rules Public Comment Period Now Open

Fri

Jun

17

The Tennessee Department of Education recently released draft rules of the newly adopted Tennessee Investment in Student Achievement (TISA) funding formula The public is encouraged to comment on... more
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Summer is Here, Grades are In: 2022 SuccessCard...

Fri

May

27

Tennesseans for Student Success’ TeamKid PAC is pleased to announce the upcoming release of the 2022 SuccessCard This annual voting record identifies the key education legislation we supported or... more
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2022 SuccessCard: Legislative Successes and Fut...

Mon

May

16

The shared success of the Tennessee Investment in Student Success Act (TISA), now signed into law, predominated the 2022 legislative session TSS would like to take the opportunity to highlight other... more
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Historic Day for Public Education: TISA Signed...

Thu

May

5

This week, Governor Bill Lee signed the Tennessee Investment in Student Achievement Act (TISA) into law at a signing ceremony held at his alma mater, Franklin High School The event culminates... more
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TISA: Necessary Flexibility for Effective Local...

Mon

Apr

18

TSS applauds the recent Senate Finance Committee walk through of TISA (SB2396/HB2143) We are hopeful for similar, detailed discussion during the House Finance Subcommittee meeting tomorrow Three... more
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Sycamore Institute: Statewide TISA requires les...

Mon

Apr

11

We continue to monitor The Tennessee Investment in School Achievement (TISA) Act (SB2396/HB2143) as it passes through the House and Senate this week Last week, we discussed the much-needed... more
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