Senator Joey Hensley, MD

 
Series: Tennessee 28th District Update | Story 152

February 29, 2024



Legislation to prohibit political flags in classrooms advances

A bill which I sponsored to keep controversial or political flags out of the classroom advanced out of the Senate Education Committee this week.

Senate Bill 1722, would prohibit certain flags from being displayed in public schools.

At public schools, students should be focused on learning academic skills and not be distracted by displays of political beliefs that might go against the values their parents are teaching at home. This legislation aims to keep political or controversial distractions out of the classroom by ensuring flag...



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