August 24, 2020
Tennessee’s primary results made an enormous statement about the strength of education reform. The deep and wide-spread support of reform policies will continue to impact the 2020 political landscape in November. Championing and supporting Tennessee kids is our highest priority, and improving education remains a top priority for the majority of Tennesseans.
TSS CEO Adam Lister said, “Though last week’s primary election represented a significant victory for continuing our advances in education, it was only an opportunity to do better. We must not sit on our laurels. Our ceiling to education greatness in Tennessee is as high as the boundless potential of each of our students.” Read the full blog post here.
The following updates are from Governor Bill Lee’s press conference last Thursday:
In this week’s edition of Inside Equity, we chatted with HC*Excell, Hamblen County Foundation for Education Excellence and Achievement. HC*Excell’s mission is to promote educational excellence and achievement as a means of sustaining economic prosperity and improving the quality of life in Hamblen County.
Read our full blog post about the impact HC*Excell is making here.
In partnership with TennesseeCAN, TSS is hosting an online discussion with diverse voices from across the state about student learning experiences from schools that have officially begun for the fall semester.
This is an open discussion, and we welcome your questions and thoughts on Wednesday, September 2, at 3 pm CT/4 pm ET. Hear from a panel of parents, teachers, school leaders, and state legislators on returning to school this fall.