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Legislative Recap: 2021 Special Session on Education

Recap: 2021 Special Session on Education

February 10, 2021

Legislative recap


The 112th Tennessee General Assembly convened January 19 through January 21, 2021, to address issues facing Tenenssee students and schools. In addition to three bills passed to address learning loss, accountability, and literacy, the General Assembly appropriated $43 million for educator pay raises. This legislative recap describes each of the bills passed during the special session.  A one-page snapshot of the full legislative brief is also available.