TN: Three Bills in Special Legislative Session to Target Schools, COVID Learning Loss
January 16, 2021
Posted at 14:48h in Tennessee
Tennessee lawmakers are considering three education bills in a special legislative session this week to focus on addressing learning loss, particularly declines in literacy and math proficiency, amid the pandemic. The bills would temporarily suspend accountability requirements defined in the state’s ESSA plan, require interventions for students struggling this school year, and focus K-3 literacy instruction on phonics-based instructional approaches.