Knoxville legislative and school board officials divided on school vouchers

Posted on AllSides November 29th, 2023
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Gov. Bill Lee's latest proposal to bring vouchers to schools statewide has received mixed reactions. School vouchers can be used by families to pay for private schools, including religious institutions and for those who home school. Knox County has 1,714 homeschool students enrolled this year in the district, according to Knox County Schools spokeswoman Carly Harrington. Lee kicked off his school choice proposal Nov. 28 with a press conference in Nashville alongside Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders. "There is an absolute conservative education revolution in our country,” said Sanders, who...

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