TENNESSEE PAY Some teachers in 46 Tennessee districts will see a pay boost next year after the State Board of Education votes to raise the minimum salary for educators across the state. Chalkbeat

MOVERS AND SHAKERS James “Bo” Griffin has been tapped to lead Bolton High School after completing this school year at Raleigh-Egypt Middle-High School. Chalkbeat

DEVOS NEWS Betsy DeVos faces tough questions from lawmakers on whether private schools in voucher programs would be allowed to exclude students, including LGBT students and students with disabilities. Chalkbeat

SCHOOLS OF THE FUTURE As education reformers urge a ‘big bet’ on personalized learning, research points to potential rewards — and risks. Chalkbeat

TNREADY For the second year in a row, Tennessee districts are having issues factoring in raw scores from TNReady assessments into student grades. WATE-TVChalkbeat, WMC-TV

FREE COLLEGE Gov. Bill Haslam signs the Tennessee Reconnect Act into law, making Tennessee officially the first state in the nation to offer free college for all citizens. Nashville Public RadioLebanon Democrat, WJHL-TV

SUMMER SLUMP West Tennessee teachers give tips for how to avoid students backtracking in academics over the summer. WBBJ-TV

SPEAKING OUT A Knoxville mom is planning on filing a complaint after her daughter was prohibited from using the bathroom even though she has a medical plan granting her immediate access. Knoxville News Sentinel

SUMMER SNACKS Free summer meals for those 18 and younger will be offered through the Sullivan County, Kingsport and Bristol, Tenn., school systems again this year. Kingsport Times-News

OPINION Chattanooga school leaders must work for the children when it comes to potential partnership with the state. Chattanooga Times Free Press