Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

District 71 Capitol Hill Update with Representative David Byrd

 

September 22, 2022



Education is a top priority each year. The 2022-23 fiscal year budget includes the largest increase in K-12 education funding in Tennessee’s history. With an additional $1 billion in K-12 funding, Tennessee is investing a total of $6.5 billion in K-12 education. This includes $750 million for the Tennessee Investment in Student Achievement (TISA) Act, along with $125 million to increase teacher salaries.

$1 billion investment in new, annual recurring education funding

Through the Tennessee Investment in Student Achievement (TISA), replaced the 30-year-old BEP funding formula with a stude...



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