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Tennessee 28th District Update

Series: Tennessee 28th District Update | Story 116

Senate focuses on

improving outcomes for Tennessee children

Updating Tennessee’s 2021 Literacy Success Act to strengthen student


The Education Committee this week passed a bill that would update Tennessee’s Literacy Success Act law to allow for additional information to be considered when making 3rd grade retention decisions and provide more resources to help students as they learn to read. The law was first passed in 2021 to improve literacy rates in the state and get students on track in the early grades so they can become proficient readers by 3rd grade.

Senate Bill 300 will allow...


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