Public education in Tennessee wins when we all work together through civil discourse to address our considerable issues.
Seemingly every year we have to revisit the issue of collaborative conferencing for stakeholders and policymakers. The initial training in the principles and techniques of interest-based collaborative problem-solving for use in collaborative conferencing pursuant to this part was initially to be developed by the Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents (TOSS) in conjunction with representative organizations [...]
In a modern world, it doesn’t seem that placing limits or prohibitions helps local districts, educators, students or stakeholders on emerging topics. Teachers see the flaw in the system: you can discuss salary but you cannot discuss, differentiated pay plans.