Tennessee Student-Based Funding Town Hall Tuesday, November 30th for Upper Cumberland Region including Cannon County

On Tuesday, November 30, at 5:30 p.m. CT, the Tennessee Department of Education and Jackson County Schools will host the final of eight regional town halls at Jackson County Middle School in Gainesboro to hear public feedback regarding a student-based funding strategy for public education. 

These public town halls will spark localized conversations about student-based funding for public education in Tennessee and how to create a new strategy to best serve our students and ensure they are prepared for future success. Access recordings of all public town halls here

All Tennesseans — including parents and families, teachers, students, elected officials, stakeholders and partners, business leaders and members of the general public—are invited and encouraged to participate. During registration at the town hall, attendees will have the opportunity to sign up to share their perspectives and ideas during the meeting.

Media are invited to attend. The commissioner will be available to answer media questions during an official availability with the department that will occur at the conclusion of the town hall. 

Who:                     Commissioner Penny Schwinn 

Co-Hosts:            Jackson County Schools, White County Middle School, TennesseeCAN, United Ways of Tennessee, Excellence in Education in Action, Cannon County Schools, Tennessee PTA 

What:                   Tennessee Funding Review Public Town Hall- Upper Cumberland Region 

When:                  Tuesday, November 30 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. CT. 

Where:                 Jackson County Middle School, 170 Blue Devil Ln, Gainesboro, TN 38562 

The event will also be streamed live: 

·         Access Microsoft Teams Livestream 

·         Facebook Event