Collective Bargaining Repealed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...

Collective Bargaining Showdown

Via the TN Report (available to read in full Here) The Tennessee House and Senate have approved competing plans overhauling the state’s collective bargaining laws. But both chambers’ leaders believe they’ll ultimately end up banning unions from negotiating teachers’...

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Via the Tennessean, Teachers union bill faces House vote today (available to read in full Here): A bill that would overturn the 1978 law that gave teachers the right to unionize is back on the agenda, but Republican Senate and House leaders will have to work out their...

Virtual Public Schools Act

This NewsChannel5 report, Online Schools Make Big Profits from Tax Dollars, is so skewed TNSC needs to respond to correct numerous biased assertions.  We must be clear.  We are NOT defending K12 Inc.  We know nothing about the company.  Rather, we are defending online...

Harwell Casts Deciding Vote, Again

Via the Nashville City Paper After an acrimonious two-hour debate, state House Speaker Beth Harwell cast the deciding vote Wednesday to save legislation to curb collective bargaining rights for public school teachers. The House Finance Committee voted 13-12 for its...

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