It is time to move forward on these issues to help all children, teachers, schools, and communities.
Traveling across the state in my role as Executive Director of Professional Educators of Tennessee I talk with a lot of people interested in public education. One of the most common complaints is a lack of response from Governor Bill Lee or his team on specific education issues. It is problematic and quite honestly has [...]
Critics like to point out some of the shortcomings of our education system, and we should welcome that debate. A one-size-fits-all system does not work for everyone; it never has and never will. The system will continue to evolve, albeit slowly, and adjustments will always be needed. We should always welcome discussion about public education, [...]
Teacher strikes are illegal in Tennessee. Former mayor of Los Angeles, Antonio Villaraigosa, an ex-union organizer wrote in a Washington Post editorial “under today’s circumstances, a strike isn’t what we need to improve our schools.”
Governor Bill Lee will give his first State of the State it will signal to the state the administration’s priorities for the immediate future.