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.

 
 
 

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