# Tennessee charter schools
Williamson County Education Advocates Call for Rejection of Charter School Application
As State Charter Commission considers appeal from Founders Classical Academy, local parents push back. A group of Williamson County parents and public education advocates called on Tennessee's State Charter Commission to reject an appeal from Founders Classical Academy to open a school in the area. The school's charter application was previously rejected by the local school board and Founders is now asking a state appeals board to overturn that decision and allow them to open.
Pastors Condemn Tennessee Gov's Focus on "1776 Curriculum"
Southern Christian Coalition speaks out against alternative history plan. In response to news reports that a curriculum supported by Gov. Bill Lee for use in charter schools in Tennessee involves a re-telling of the Civil Rights Era that downplays the racial injustice of the time, a group of Tennessee pastors affiliated with the Southern Christian Coalition spoke out about the move.