Lawmakers lower income limit for school voucher eligibility

By  and , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: April 04, 2019 1:19 PM CT
Special to the Daily Memphian

Laura Faith Kebede

Laura Faith Kebede is a journalist and emerging public historian who freelances for the Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and recently covered education in Memphis for Chalkbeat Tennessee.

Special to the Daily Memphian

Jacinthia Jones

Gov. Bill Lee had campaigned on giving more educational choices to low-income families in districts with failing schools. But the original income cap was criticized for being well above what’s considered low-income in Tennessee.

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