Latest School vouchers News

Tennessee unveils voucher rules, prepping for 2020 rollout

Sep. 13, 2019 1:21 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Top education officials say they are preparing to implement Tennessee's newly enacted voucher law a full year ahead of schedule while unveiling key requirements surrounding the program. Earlier this year, Republican Gov. Bill Lee signed off on legislation that diverts tax dollars to...

GOP lawmaker who voted no on voucher bill faces attack ad

Aug. 27, 2019 3:19 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A group that helped advance Tennessee's newly enacted voucher law is now targeting a Republican lawmaker who voted against the contentious plan. The American Federation for Children, a school choice advocacy group once chaired by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, released an online...