Proposed Legislation Would Expand Tennessee School ESA Program

A school voucher pilot program that began this school year in Davidson and Shelby counties could be expanded if new proposed legislation becomes law.

Sen. Todd Gardenhire, R-Chattanooga, has proposed Senate Bill 12 to expand the program to any school district, called a Local Education Agency, with more than five schools that was identified as being in the bottom 10% of schools in performance in 2017 and then was also identified as a priority school in the 2015, 2018 and 2021 cycles.

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