Tue
Nov 29 2011
10:31:am

The Tennessee State Board of Education is holding a public hearing today, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at 11:30AM, to review Blount County's denial of a new charter school. The meeting should be over by 12:45PM.

The meeting will be held at:
Blount County Schools
Board Room
831 Grandview Drive
Maryville, TN 37803

State officials will allow additional written comments after the hearing, and comments will be received by the state Board of Education until Dec. 6.

Stand up and be heard. Public comments will be allowed at the meeting for 15 minutes. Otherwide, you can contact the Tennessee State Board of Education to let them know the charter school should not be allowed in Blount County. Comments must be received by 4:30 PM CST, Dec. 6, 2011.

Contact for your comments:
Dannelle F. Walker
General Counsel
Tennessee State Board of Education
9th Floor, 710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243
FAX: (615) 741-0371
E-mail: Dannelle.Walker@tn.gov

Theoretically, this will be your last chance to oppose a charter school for Blount County. Please, do your part and contact the TN State Board of Education with your comments.

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