Representative David Byrd: District 71 Capitol Hill Update
October 1, 2020
Commission created to study impact of COVID-19, natural disasters on students - On the morning of March 3, 2020 devastating tornadoes wreaked havoc on Middle Tennessee. Schools were destroyed, homes leveled, and 24 lives were lost. Only two days later the COVID-19 pandemic made its way to the state as the first case was reported. These circumstances caused schools across the state to be closed for the remainder of the school year beginning in mid-March.
Public Chapter 734 passed this year examines the short- and long-term systemic efforts that the COVID-19 pandemic and natural disasters of...