GOP proposal would ban state funding for undocumented students

By , Daily Memphian Published: December 11, 2021 4:00 AM CT

The Tennessee Department of Education would be prohibited from providing funding for undocumented students under a new Republican proposal, the legality of which was immediately questioned by immigrant advocates.

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Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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