The Tennessee Education Association has sent a letter regarding concerns with the state’s COVID data relative to public schools to Gov. Bill Lee and included Commissioner of Health Lisa Piercey and Commissioner of Education Penny Schwinn.
Here’s that letter:
Over the past month, TEA has conducted a continuous review of local COVID-19 infection data of educators and students. According to the data, COVID active case rates of school staff are consistently higher-sometimes double-the rates of the communities those schools serve. The data indicate in-person instruction…