Last week… House and Senate committee meetings began.
The House Education Committee heard presentations by the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) and the TN Department of Education gave an assessment update.
In the Senate Education Committee, presentations were given by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) on the State of Higher Education and by the Interim President of the University of Tennessee, Randy Boyd.
This week… The House and Senate bill filing deadlines are Wednesday and Thursday, respectively. More bills will begin to make their way through the committee system in upcoming weeks.
New Education Commissioner, Dr. Penny Schwinn will introduce herself in the House Education Committee meeting this Wednesday. The committee will also be visited by Dr. Sharon Griffin from Achievement School District.
SCORE and the Department of Education will give presentations in Senate Education Committee this week.