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Overton Declined Remote Learning Days For District

The State Department of Education has declined Overton County Schools’ request for seven days of remote learning. Director of Schools Donnie Holman said according to Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn, the district did not have enough sick students. “The rationale behind it was she (Schwinn) was still very concerned by the large percent of students that are still here,” Holman said. ... Read More »

Clay Co Director Supports Governor’s Call

Gov. Bill Lee and Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn have called for legislation to suspend accountability measures for state student assessments. Clay County Director of Schools Matt Eldridge said this is a step in the right direction. “We are happy with that decision,” Eldridge said. “Because especially last spring happened so much, that was kind of thrust upon us all quickly. ... Read More »