Tennessee: Plaintiffs File Amicus Brief in Voucher Case – Education Article

This news just in from the Education Law Center about resistance to vouchers in Tennessee. Vouchers are a huge waste of public money. Studies in recent years have converged on the conclusion that students who use vouchers fall behind their peers who remain in public school. Meanwhile, the public schools lose money that is diverted to subpar voucher schools. Why do politicians like Governor Lee of Tennessee want to spend public dollars on low-quality religious schools? Here is a press…

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Tennessee: The FBI Is Investigating to See Whether Voucher Vote Was Bought – Education Article

Tennessee passed Governor Bill Lee’s voucher bill by one vote, and the FBI is investigating whether the change of that vote at the last minute was the result of an illegal bribe.  At the time, it appeared that the incentive for the one lawmaker was a promise not to offer vouchers in HIS district. FBI agents have begun interviewing Tennessee lawmakers about whether any improper incentives were offered to pass Gov. Bill Lee’s school vouchers bill in the state House,…

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