Lawmakers grill education commissioner over ‘missteps’

By , Daily Memphian Published: September 22, 2020 8:37 PM CT

Tennessee Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn avoided a no-confidence vote Tuesday, Sept. 21 but not verbal criticism from lawmakers during a House Education Committee hearing.

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Penny Schwinn Scott Cepicky Antonio Parkinson Jerry Sexton
Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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