Rep. White urges education commissioner to dial back changes

Penny Schwinn to roll out strategic plan this week

By Updated: November 04, 2019 1:21 PM CT | Published: November 04, 2019 4:05 AM CT

State Rep. Mark White and other leaders urged Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn to slow-walk revisions in accountability measures it took lawmakers years to win, but Gov. Bill Lee backs her efforts to change the status quo.


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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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