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Tennessee Governor Lee calls special session to focus on education, learning loss

Nataliee Allison, Nashville Tennessean |

Lee is asking lawmakers to take up five issues: learning, funding, accountability, literacy and teacher pay on Jan. 19th. More details will be released by the Department of Education. 

“Even before the virus hit, and despite years of improvement, too many of our state’s students were still unable to read on grade level,” Lee said in a statement. “I’m calling on the legislature to join us in addressing these serious issues so we can equip our hardworking educators and districts with the resources and supports they need to set our students on the path to success.”

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