Legislators approve handful of education-related measures to end short special session

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 23, 2021 12:44 PM CT | Published: January 22, 2021 1:54 PM CT

Intent on returning kids to classrooms, reversing months of “learning loss” and improving literacy, the Tennessee General Assembly approved a handful of bills Thursday and Friday, Jan. 21-22, and $110 million in spending.

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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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