State paying voucher contractor $1.2 million in unbudgeted money

By Updated: January 28, 2020 11:26 AM CT | Published: January 27, 2020 5:56 PM CT

The Tennessee Department of Education is paying a contractor $1.2 million this year to handle its voucher program even though the money wasn't placed in the state budget, education officials admitted Monday.


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Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.

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