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Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says the push for a private school voucher plan should be discontinued for the year, now that most committees have closed up shop.Read more ›
Governor Bill Haslam has some competition on his limited school voucher program. The chair of the Senate Education Committee has introduced a much broader proposal to shift money from public schools to pay private school tuition.Read more ›
State lawmakers raised several reservations but ultimately passed Governor Bill Haslam’s school voucher program in its first test.Read more ›
A proposed voucher program would be restricted to students poor enough to get free or reduced lunch and attending a school in the bottom five percent in the state. School voucher legislation from the Haslam Administration has been filed for consideration by the General Assembly.Read more ›
A schoolyard fight over vouchers is taking shape in the state legislature. A Republican proposal would give low-income students more than $5,000 to use toward private school tuition. The House Education Committee started work on the bill Tuesday.Read more ›
A bill that would have required Nashville and three other cites to offer school vouchers to poor children was sidelined Wednesday in the Tennessee House.Read more ›