Part 1 Preschools
Part 2 Kindergarten
Part 3 Elementary and Middle Schools Generally
Part 4 Junior and Senior High Schools Generally
Part 5 Night Schools
Part 6 Summer School
Part 7 After School Educational Programs
Part 8 Schools Against Violence in Education (SAVE) Act.
Part 9 Report Cards
Part 10 Curriculum Generally
Part 12 Junior and Senior High Schools–Curriculum
Part 13 Family Life Curriculum
Part 14 Children at Risk for Obesity
Part 16 Child Abuse or Child Sexual Abuse on School Grounds
Part 20 School Property
Part 21 Transportation
Part 22 Textbooks
Part 23 Tennessee School Nutrition Standards Act
Part 29 Tennessee Student Religious Liberty Act of 1997
Part 30 Attendance
Part 31 Assignment of Students Generally
Part 32 Challenges to Student Assignments
Part 33 Enforcement Powers of Education Department
Part 34 Suspension of Students
Part 35 Class Size Reduction
Part 40 Behavior and Discipline Codes
Part 41 School Discipline Act
Part 42 School Security Act of 1981
Part 43 Reporting Student Offenses
Part 44 Special School Districts – School Discipline
Part 50 Immunization of School Children
Part 51 Student Identification
Part 60 Proficiency Testing
Part 61 Behavioral And Emotional Disorders
Part 70 Parent Educational Participation Act
Part 80 Tennessee School Employee Religious Liberty Act of 1999

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 49 > Chapter 6

  • Agriculture: means :

    (i) The land, buildings and machinery used in the commercial production of farm products and nursery stock. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105

  • Church-related school: means a school as defined in §. See
  • Code: includes the Tennessee Code and all amendments and revisions to the code and all additions and supplements to the code. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • County mayor: means and includes "county executive" unless the context clearly indicates otherwise. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Drug: means any controlled substance, marijuana, alcohol, legend drug or any other substance the possession or use of which is regulated in any manner by any governmental authority, including the school system. See
  • Drug paraphernalia: means all equipment, products and materials of any kind that are used, intended for use or designed for use in planting, propagating, cultivating, growing, harvesting, manufacturing, compounding, converting, producing, processing, preparing, testing, analyzing, packaging, repackaging, storing, containing, concealing, injecting, ingesting, inhaling or otherwise introducing into the human body a drug, as defined in subdivision (2). See
  • electronic textbooks: which means computer software, interactive videodisc, magnetic media, CD-ROM, computer courseware, local and remote computer assisted instruction, online service, electronic medium or other means of conveying information to the student or otherwise contributing to the learning process through electronic means. See
  • Establishment clause: means the portion of the first amendment to the United States constitution that forbids laws respecting an establishment of religion. See
  • Establishment clause: means the portion of the first amendment to the United States constitution that forbids laws respecting an establishment of religion. See
  • Highway: includes public bridges and may be held equivalent to the words "county way" "county road" or "state road". See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Home school: means a school as defined in §. See
  • Lands: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments, and all rights thereto and interests therein, equitable as well as legal. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • local board of education: means the board of education that manages and controls the respective local public school system. See
  • local school district: means any county school system, city school system, special school district, unified school system, metropolitan school system or any other local public school system or school district created or authorized by the general assembly. See
  • Minor: means any person who has not attained eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Month: means a calendar month. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • principal: means the administrative head of a public school, by whatever title the person may be known. See
  • Private school: means a school accredited by, or a member of, an organization or association approved by the state board of education as an organization accrediting or setting academic requirements in schools, or that has been approved by the state, or is in the future approved by the commissioner in accordance with rules promulgated by the state board of education. See
  • Property: includes both personal and real property. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Public school: means any school that:

    (A) Is operated by the state, a political subdivision of the state or governmental agency within the state. See

  • Public school: means any school operated by an LEA or by the state with public funds. See
  • Public school: means any school that:

    (A) Is operated by the state, a political subdivision of the state or governmental agency within the state. See

  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in a perceivable form. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Representative: when applied to those who represent a decedent, includes executors and administrators, unless the context implies heirs and distributees. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Road: includes public bridges and may be held equivalent to the words "county way" "county road" or "state road". See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • School: means all public schools that conduct classes in any grade from kindergarten through grade twelve (K-12). See
  • School employee: means an individual employed on a full-time or part-time basis by a public school. See
  • signed: includes a mark, the name being written near the mark and witnessed, or any other symbol or methodology executed or adopted by a party with intention to authenticate a writing or record, regardless of being witnessed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Student: means an individual attending a public school. See
  • Student: means any person, regardless of age, enrolled in the public school. See
  • textbooks: includes "electronic textbook" or "electronic textbooks" which means computer software, interactive videodisc, magnetic media, CD-ROM, computer courseware, local and remote computer assisted instruction, online service, electronic medium or other means of conveying information to the student or otherwise contributing to the learning process through electronic means. See
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Visitor: means any person who is on school property, except for certificated personnel employed by the state or local board of education. See
  • weapon: means any dangerous instrument or substance that is capable of inflicting any injury on any person. See
  • written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105