TN passes bill requiring schools to offer summer school programs for students falling behind

By: | January 22, 2021

The “Tennessee Learning Loss Remediation and Student Acceleration Act” has been passed in the Tennessee General Assembly. The bill requires schools to implement a program of after-school learning mini-camps, learning loss bridge camps, and summer learning camps to remediate student learning loss.

There are 3 main parts to this bill.

Part one looks at summer programming. Starting summer of 2021 school districts will be required to provides a six-week summer school program for elementary school students and a four week summer school program for middle school students, as well as an after school camp focused on STEAM learning.

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