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Haslam calls for Education Summit to discuss changes

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam, House Speaker Beth Harwell and Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey are convening a summit to discuss education changes in Tennessee. The Sept. 18 event titled “Progress of the Past, Present and Future” will involve elected officials and … Continue reading

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State Revenue Collections Could Force Cuts to Higher Education

Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says worse-than-expected revenue collections could force Tennessee to cancel planned pay raises for state employees and reduce planned investments in higher education. The Blountville Republican told reporters at his weekly news conference on Thursday that he … Continue reading

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Ramsey says efforts to Derail Common Core could be Costly

Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says efforts by fellow Republicans to put off Tennessee’s Common Core standards face problems because of money: a two-year delay is estimated to cost $10 million, atop a looming budget shortfall that could hit $275 million. … Continue reading

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