DeVos directive on CARES Act funding splits Shelby lawmakers

By Updated: May 21, 2020 11:48 AM CT | Published: May 19, 2020 5:02 PM CT

Tennessee House Education Committee Chairman Mark White agrees with federal guidelines diverting a great share of CARES Act funds to private schools, but Memphis Democrats say the decision creates a wider gap in education resources.

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Mark White Antonio Parkinson Raumesh Akbari Betsy DeVos Jim Coley
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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