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8-year-old Follows Tenn. Lawmaker Until He Drops Bill Linking Welfare to School Grades

8-year-old Follows Tenn. Lawmaker Until He Drops Bill Linking Welfare to School Grades

by Jorge Rivas on April 12 2013, 12:53PM

An 8-year-old girl confronted Tennessee Sen. Stacey Campfield, in the hallways of the state legislature to tell him she’s worried about Tennessee children.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Tennessee Gets Closer to Passing Bill That Ties Welfare to School Grades

Tennessee Gets Closer to Passing Bill That Ties Welfare to School Grades

by Jorge Rivas on April 2 2013, 12:13PM

The measure is taking “a carrot and stick approach,” one of the sponsors of the bill says.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Tennessee Signs Landmark DOJ Agreement to Right Its Juvenile Justice Wrongs

by Julianne Hing on December 19 2012, 1:57PM

The Shelby County juvenile justice system is especially and disproportionately harsh on black kids, while denying kids of all races their basic due process rights.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Schools & Youth

On Its Way to the DNC, Undocubus Finds Struggle and Hope in Knoxville

On Its Way to the DNC, Undocubus Finds Struggle and Hope in Knoxville

by Aura Bogado on August 30 2012, 3:17PM

On their way to the Democratic National Convention, UndocuBus riders find community in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Topics: Voting Rights, Politics

Tennesee's Radical Anti-Shariah Bill Amended, But Still Targeted at Muslims

Tennesee’s Radical Anti-Shariah Bill Amended, But Still Targeted at Muslims

by Asraa Mustufa on May 13 2011, 9:00AM

Critics argue that the new bill raises huge concerns about due process and other possible constitutional violations.

Topics: Politics

Tenn. State Rep. Likens Undocumented Immigrants to Rats

Tenn. State Rep. Likens Undocumented Immigrants to Rats

by Jorge Rivas on November 11 2010, 5:03PM

And don’t look for an apology any time soon.

Topics: Immigration

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