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By Peter White Budget Priorities With Less Money to Spend NASHVILLE, TN – State Comptroller Justin P. Wilson chaired a meeting of the State Funding Board last week for Governor Lee who attended remotely. Lee has […]

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Tennessee Seeks to Salvage Literacy

By Marta W. Aldrich  A switch to phonics-based reading instruction is the aim of legislation that has resurfaced in the Tennessee General Assembly. Three months after Gov. Bill Lee tabled his comprehensive literacy initiative because […]

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Judge blocks Tennessee from proceeding with school vouchers pending appeal and urges parents to have ‘Plan B’

By Marta W. Aldrich NASHVILLE, TN — A Nashville judge on Thursday blocked Tennessee from rolling out its school voucher program while appealing her ruling that overturned the state’s 2019 education savings account law. Davidson […]