What Class Size Research Has To Say

With Governor Bill Haslam’s announcement to give districts flexibility to determine class sizes we thought we would share some of the research on class size.  There has been an enormous amount of research into the impact of class size on student learning. ...

Charter School Fear Mongering

There has been a lot of fear mongering and bashing of charter schools of late with Governor Haslam’s recent signing of the legislation lifting some restrictions on charter schools.  If we as free American citizens are going to take an active stand on an issue we are...

Charter Bill Passes

Via the TN Report (available to read in full Here) Press Release from the GOP Caucus of the Tennessee Senate, May 20, 2011: The State Senate approved major public charter schools legislation on Friday to create an environment that promotes the growth of high quality...

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...

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