Thumbs up to the Wilson County Election Commission and Secretary of State Tre Hargett for launching Honor Vote for Wilson County voters to honor active-duty military personnel and veterans when they vote in the upcoming election.
We think it’s safe to say that when parents speak of teaching their children to be tolerant, most prefer that their sons and daughters reflect the boundaries of mom and dad’s personal preferences. But we wonder if that is properly preparing our young people for the world in which they will live.
Earlier this month, Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, House Speaker Beth Harwell and I convened key stakeholders in K-12 education from across the state for Tennessee’s Education Summit: Progress of the Past, Present and Future.