State Supreme Court won’t hear school voucher appeal

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 04, 2020 2:55 PM CT | Published: June 04, 2020 12:28 PM CT
<strong>Public education advocates rally against a voucher-style proposal at the state Capitol in Nashville on April 22, 2019.</strong>(Jonathan Mattise/Associated Press file)

Public education advocates rally against a voucher-style proposal at the state Capitol in Nashville on April 22, 2019.(Jonathan Mattise/Associated Press file)

A Davidson County chancellor in early May ruled the voucher program unconstitutional, saying the Legislature forced the program on Shelby and Metro Nashville without local approval.

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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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