Obion County, TN- At the monthly Board Meeting last night, on 9/6/2022, the Obion County Board of Education took a stand in opposition to the 3rd Grade Retention Law that went into effect this school year. The Board strongly feels that retention decisions are best made locally by the teachers, administrators, and parents who know their students.
To view the full press release, view it here: Press Release.
To view the Resolution, view it here: Resolution.
To hear Watkins' speak about the Resolution, you can hear it here: Watkins' Statement.