Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review
Senator Joey Hensley, MD
January 4, 2024
Tennessee sees improvements in k-12 education
K-12 education has been a top priority of the General Assembly in recent years and historic investments, innovative programs and effective legislation are generating impressive results. Tennessee is seeing dramatic improvements in student literacy as well as job readiness, school choice and school safety. Tennessee has championed early literacy of late by focusing on instruction that is rooted in the science of reading and ensuring both teachers and tutors have intensive training on foundational literacy skills. The numbers show this approach is...