Hamilton County educators speak out against Gov. Bill Lee's school voucher proposal
About a dozen teachers and representatives from the local teachers' union gathered outside the Hamilton County Department of Education tonight to speak out against Gov. Bill Lee's controversial Tennessee school voucher proposal.
The seemingly ever-changing bill passed The Tennessee House Finance Committee Wednesday and is due in front of the full House next Tuesday.
In the original bill, Lee proposed $25 million toward education savings accounts that would allow students from district's with three or more schools falling into the bottom 10 percent across the state to pay for education related-costs for private schools, homeschooling or other alternatives.
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