With time running out, GOP leaders insist voucher bill is still in play

Student testing is a sticking point as legislative leaders seek a compromise.

Charter networks, both inside and outside the state, are tracking the legislation.

University could use charter groups to expand its reach and replicate teaching and learning models.

Vouchers are a “bitter pill” that will destabilize K-12 education, a former Superintendent of the Year testified.

Legislation easily clears first legislative hurdle, with two votes set for March 6.

In addition to school choice, GOP plan seeks changes to public school testing, teacher evaluations

Governor, Senate, and House are at odds as details of legislation emerge

Nine applicants met the state’s deadline for proposals to open a charter school in 2025

Legislative maneuver delays review and discussion about specifics.

Meanwhile, state education chief says ESA program’s first test scores were disappointing.

With another battle expected over vouchers, see what legislative leaders and advocates are saying.

Leader of Tennessee school board group and a superintendent explain why they strongly denounced the updated A-F grading system and a proposed expansion of private-school vouchers.

How will they be calculated? Will they matter? Chalkbeat gives a preview.

GOP leaders are expected to file bill by Jan. 9, when the legislature reconvenes.

Lee’s plan seeks to eliminate income requirements and change who could benefit.