NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Republican Gov. Bill Haslam, House Speaker Beth Harwell and Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey are convening a summit to discuss education changes in Tennessee.
The September 18 event, titled "Progress of the Past, Present and Future," will involve elected officials and representatives from 24 organizations focusing on K-12 and higher education and business leaders.
Haslam said the meeting is meant to review the ongoing education overhaul in Tennessee and plan for the future.
Some of those changes, like the Common Core education standards and related testing requirements, have received criticism from both tea party groups and teachers unions and became election fodder in legislative primaries earlier this month.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.