Tennessee Senate passes bill allowing governor to force schools open

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 22, 2021 6:44 PM CT | Published: February 22, 2021 6:44 PM CT

School superintendents and local public health officials may lose some of their power under a bill that passed by a party-line vote in the Tennessee Senate Monday, Feb. 22.


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Ian Round

Ian Round

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


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