Education bills advance as special legislative session continues

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 21, 2021 6:43 PM CT | Published: January 21, 2021 6:43 PM CT
<strong>Members of the House of Representatives pause for a moment of silence for teachers who have died due to COVID-19 during a special session on education Thursday, Jan. 21, in Nashville.</strong> (Mark Humphrey/Associated Press)

Members of the House of Representatives pause for a moment of silence for teachers who have died due to COVID-19 during a special session on education Thursday, Jan. 21, in Nashville. (Mark Humphrey/Associated Press)

Legislators passed four bills Thursday, Jan. 21, during the third day of a special education session amid protests from Democrats, education advocates and at least one Republican.

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Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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