Sample Letter to Governor Haslam Asking to Veto SB3345/HB3540

Subject Line: Please Veto SB3345/HB 3540!

Dear Governor Haslam:

I am writing to respectfully request that you veto SB3345 by Ketron/HB3540 by Matheny. As originally introduced, SB3345/HB3540 would prevent any noncitizen from being involved in a charter school; in its current form, the bill establishes arbitrary restrictions on the nationality and ethnicity of teachers, regardless of their qualifications or suitability for the subject matter. Even though the bill has been amended extensively, we are extremely concerned about the unintended consequences and possible federal Title VI …

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Ask Your Legislators to Vote NO on limiting diversity in charter schools!

Ask Your Legislators to Vote NO on limiting diversity in charter schools!

Bills Preventing Diversity in Charter Schools Close to Passage

Our Collective Voice was Heard!

UPDATE: Because of our collective efforts this bill was amended extensively and a watered down version was pushed back until TOMORROW morning for a vote in the Senate. However, we still have serious concerns about the unintended consequences and message this bill is sending about our state. Let’s continue to contact our legislators and remind them that Tennesseans want to keep their state a welcoming place for ALL. For more information about …

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