Why Williamson County parents are suing school district, state education commissioner
July 11, 2022
Williamson County is still debating what to teach its youngest pupils.
And the latest chapter in a months-long controversy is heading to a courtroom.
Parent Choice Tennessee, a local parent advocacy group, on July 8 filed a lawsuit claiming Williamson County Schools' adoption, implementation and enforcement of the Wit & Wisdom curriculum violates Tennessee law.
PROTECT YOURSELF NOW: BOOK CENSORSHIP NEWS, JULY 8, 2022
July 8, 2022
Now, Moms For Liberty is getting into the act, creating workshops to help educate their members about how to find public educator social media accounts. Because Moms operates on a county-by-county level, this means these radicalized individuals are in your community and looking for you. The below image is from Nueces, Texas, but such agendas are popping up across the US.
Right's new social studies plan vows to fight CRT, wokeness and the "overthrow of America"
July 8, 2022
In late June, a conservative education coalition called the Civics Alliance released a new set of social studies standards for K-12 schools, with the intention of promoting it as a model for states nationwide. These standards, entitled "American Birthright," are framed as yet another corrective to supposedly "woke" public schools, where, according to Republicans, theoretical frameworks like critical race theory are only one part of a larger attack on the foundations of American democracy.
Williamson County Schools Remain Top in the State
July 7, 2022
Williamson County Schools is the top-performing district in the State in grades three through eight. That’s according to preliminary Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) data released by the Tennessee Department of Education today.
Governor refuses to disavow Hillsdale president’s anti-teacher remarks
July 6, 2022
Despite statewide criticism, Gov. Bill Lee declined Wednesday to reject comments debasing teachers by the president of Michigan-based Hillsdale College, which the governor is inviting to start 100 charter schools in Tennessee.
Tennessee released TCAP down to the district. See how yours did.
News Channel 5
July 6, 2022
Superintendent Jason Golden said the district's success should be attributed to the WCS teachers.
"Our teachers are highly trained experts in their subject matter and in the art of teaching," said Golden. "Teaching is a profession that requires knowledge, skill and a love of helping students learn. Most people don't have the capacity necessary to produce academic success for students in the classroom, but our teachers do, and, once again, our TCAP results prove that."