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.
The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is a deadly, dangerous threat to the world, and the U.S. must take this threat as seriously as we are taking the threat of ISIS, the most deadly terrorist group we’ve ever seen.