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2017 Legislative Agenda

The following is a list of priorities for TOSS during the upcoming legislative session that we believe will best service public education in Tennessee. 

 

Elected Superintendents: 

TOSS is against any legislative effort that would allow for superintendents to be elected in the state of Tennessee, rather than appointed by districts' elected school boards.

 

School Choice:

TOSS will continue to oppose any legislation that would use public funds to sponsor private school vouchers, whether that be in the form of an amendment to the existing Individualized Education Account (IEA) or a pilot legislation.  

 

School Grading: 

TOSS is opposed to the previous passing of Public Chapter No. 680, which requires the A-F grading of public schools. 

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