TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Brittany Sims on Oct 25, 2013

Attorney General Robert Cooper issued an opinion today regarding virtual public schools. According to the opinion, local education agencies are required to ensure that virtual schools have a physical administrative office in Tennessee, do not exceed 1,500 students and that all teachers are qualified to teach in Tennessee. Cooper also said that Commissioner of Education Kevin Huffman has the authority to recognize and approve a virtual school established in accordance with the Virtual Public Schools Act.