Press Release from the TN House Republican Caucus, June 1, 2011:
(NASHVILLE, June 1, 2011) – House Majority Caucus Chairwoman Debra Young Maggart (R—Hendersonville) released the following statement after Governor Bill Haslam signed the Professional Educators Collaborative Conferencing Act of 2011 into law:
“Tennessee is a stronger State today because of this new law.
“Our Republican Majority set out to reform education by giving a voice to all teachers and prioritzing student achievement. We have done just that.
“A quality education is the lynchpin for building a better society. It leads to high quality jobs, a well-trained and better equipped workforce, and makes Tennessee an even more attractive destination for top companies. By removing barriers in communication and rewarding the hard work of our high performing teachers, we are securing a brighter tomorrow for Tennesseans.
“With the signing of this law today, individual achievement is the hallmark of education in Tennessee.”