District 71 Capitol Hill Update
June 10, 2021
Teacher Shortages - Public Chapter 125 simplifies the process for teachers who are moving to Tennessee to receive an appropriate teaching license, helping qualified teachers get into classrooms quicker.
Teacher Discipline Act –Public Chapter 77 establishes a process for local school districts to enable a teacher to remove a student who causes repeated disruptions.
Teachers / Endorsement Pathways – Public Chapter 571 seeks to increase retention of high-quality educators by providing an alternative endorsement pathway, providing flexibilit...