Tennessee General Assembly Passes TISA, $1 Billion More for Public Education in Tennessee
TISA Legislation Receives Majority Vote in Both House and Senate;
Heads to Governor’s Desk for Signature
Nashville, TN— Today, the Tennessee Department of Education released a statement on the passage of the Tennessee Investment in Student Achievement (TISA) Act (SB2396/HB2143) by the Tennessee General Assembly:
“Tennessee students deserve every opportunity to grow, learn and achieve. Our elected officials have made clear their commitment to the success of our children and the success of our state by approving the Tennessee Investment in Student Achievement, bringing $1 billion in new, recurring dollars for Tennessee’s students, the largest recurring investment for public education in our state’s history.
“We thank Governor Bill Lee and the Tennessee General Assembly for recognizing the time is now to invest in all students, and as a department, we are dedicated to accelerating student achievement for the benefit of all students and our state. For kids in our state, this means a lot.”
To learn more about student-based funding and the Tennessee Investment in Student Achievement (TISA) Act, visit the department’s website.
For Tennessee Department of Education media inquiries, contact Edu.MediaInquiries@tn.gov.