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#MoreThanATest: Tennessee Teachers Speak About Harm of 3rd Grade Retention Law
We need to invest in our students, NOT more high stakes testing! Tennessee teachers spoke earlier this week about why the state's new 3rd Grade Retention Law harms students and weakens our school system. Check out this highlight reel to hear directly from educators about why we need to amend this law in the spring. After you hear from these teachers, we need YOU to take action: 1) Email your representatives using this easy link: bit.ly/morethanatest 2) Share this post on social media using the hashtag #morethanatest 3) Register here (bit.ly/socmpubliced) to join us virtually on November 17th to make plans with other folks in YOUR community to meet with state representatives, work with your local school boards and more.
Keep Coal Ash Out of Kingston's Water!: A Community Conversation
Tennessee's Department of Environment and Conservation will hold a public hearing on November 22nd on a new permit that would allow TVA to release more coal ash into the water around Kingston. This would take advantage of new lower EPA standards, even though TVA has already committed to meeting the higher standards. In this webinar, experts and local residents go in depth about this plan and how community members can give comments.
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