Senate Education panel passes charter bill, but Dems find some disagreement

By , Daily Memphian Published: March 23, 2019 5:17 PM CT

The Senate Education Committee passed a heavily-amended charter schools bill this week marked by support from Democratic state Sen. Raumesh Akbari and the bill’s sponsor, Republican state Sen. Brian Kelsey, both of Shelby County.

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Antonio Parkinson Brian Kelsey Mike Stewart Raumesh Akbari
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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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