Penny Schwinn

Penny Schwinn


The Tennessee Education Commissioner is scheduled to appear before a legislative committee on Tuesday afternoon.

Penny Schwinn is expected to respond to questions and criticisms regarding a proposed plan to use federal dollars for student well-checks in Tennessee.

Since she took office in February 2019, more than 400 employees, or about 33% have left the Tennessee Department of Education.

Despite the high turnover, Gov. Bill Lee has repeatedly expressed his confidence in Schwinn's leadership. is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, 4WARN weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from News4 Nashville.

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