Educational Apartheid? Melodramatic?

With the recent Lincoln movie there has been resurgence of interest in our sixteenth president.  Of course, we know who Abe Lincoln was because he was president, but what about Harriet Tubman?  How is it nearly a hundred years after her death we remember the name of...

Collective Bargaining Repealed

Via the Times Free Press (available to read in full Here) Senate Republicans on Friday evening voted 19-12 to repeal teachers’ unions collective bargaining powers, replacing them with a plan proponents call “collaborative conferencing.” Court-enforceable memoranda of...

Stop Waiting For Superman

The education of and future of Tennessee’s children are about to be tossed aside once again as Tennessee politicians capitulate to the demands of the teacher’s union.  With no interest or leadership from the governor, tepid interest and/or poor leadership by the TN...

Voucher Bill Passed By Senate

The Tennessee Senate has approved a school voucher bill allowing lower income students of four counties to receive a voucher equal to half the total funding to attend a school of their choice should they wish to leave their assigned local school. Via the Commercial...

Call Your State House Member

In “Harwell prefers limits on unions” at the timesfreepress.com House Speaker Beth Harwell said Tuesday she favors restricting teachers’ ability to negotiate contracts rather than a complete ban on collective bargaining pushed by Senate Republican leaders. The...

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