Despite coronavirus’ impact on schools, Gov. Lee’s controversial voucher program set for fall start

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The Tennessean

Mar 20, 12:00 AM

Despite coronavirus' impact on schools, Gov. Lee's controversial voucher program set for fall start

School districts throughout Tennessee have closed. Lawmakers are set to halt mandatory education tests for the year. Plans for a K-12 mental health trust fund have been abandoned for now. And Gov. Bill Lee's originally proposed raises teachers has been cut in half. Despite such drastic moves, which come in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Lee's signature school vouchers program is still scheduled to begin this fall.

Tags: school choice

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