Tennessee College of Applied Technology campuses, or TCATs, will now be required to partner with local high schools to provide early career exposure opportunities to students.
Tennessee lawmakers have been smack dab in the middle of the national hoopla about bans limiting what can be discussed about race and gender in public schools. But during the most recent school years, only one complaint was filed, and it was denied.
Today is the first day of July and that means a host of new laws will take effect in Tennessee.
Bars and music venues can choose to allow smoking or vaping indoors. But a state law signed Wednesday puts that decision in the hands of county governments.
The Tennessee Human Rights Commission will look a lot different this fall after state lawmakers gutted the board. The move comes after complaints involving the agency’s former director, who resigned while being investigated for misconduct.
Lee and legislative leaders have had differences over what the long-term effect will be.