How to support public education in

Tennessee

Know the Issues

These are the challenges and opportunities facing public education in Tennessee.

Education Funding

Education Funding

Fully funding public schools is the only way to ensure all students get the education they deserve, regardless of ZIP code.

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Educator Salary

Educator Salary

Fair wages allow educators to provide for their families and do what they love without going into debt. Fact: 1 in 5 educators must take a second job to get by. This is not sustainable.

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Health Care

Health Care

Without quality healthcare, many students can’t come to school ready to learn. We support expanding Medicaid and CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program), improving the Affordable Care Act and repealing the tax on employee-sponsored health insurance.

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They side with students

These elected officials support public education in your state.
Rep. Jim Cooper (D)
U.S. House, 5th Dist.
Rep. Steve Cohen (D)
U.S. House, 9th Dist.

Take action

Here's what you can do to support public education where you live.

1

Hold them accountable

For every child to have the opportunity to succeed, politicians must fight for quality public schools. Pledge to help us hold your elected officials accountable to Tennessee's students!

2

Spread the word

Post on social media to show your support for strong public schools.

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