Tuesday Reading List: Education News From Around The South

Alabama

The Alabama legislature returns from spring break today to pick up several issues – including tackling school funding (al.com).

Georgia

Three educators in an Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal have surrendered to police (Atlanta Journal-Constitution).

Louisiana

The president of the Louisiana Federation of Teachers says the organization hopes the legislature will revisit last year’s education decisions in the new session (The Advertiser).

The Louisiana Supreme Court has declined to hear a case for a teacher fired after an angry rant and a statement she made about guns while on school grounds (EdWeek.org).

Mississippi

Mississippi lawmakers have reached a last-minute agreement on state charter schools (Associated Press via Mississippi Business Journal).

Tennessee 

Tennessee lawmakers are considering a bill that would change the state’s pension plan for state employees, including teachers (The Times Free Press).

 

 

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