Senator Dolores Gresham Champions Governor Lee’s Education Savings Accounts Bill Through Education Committee

Senator Dolores Gresham Champions Governor Lee’s Education Savings Accounts Bill Through Education Committee

FROM: The Tennessee Star – NASHVILLE, Tennessee – Governor Bill Lee’s most significant education initiative, Education Savings Accounts, made it through another major hurdle as it passed the Senate Education Committee Wednesday by a vote of 6 to 3. Senator Dolores Gresham (R-Somerville), who is also the Chair of the Education Committee, carried the bill as SB 0795. As such, Sen. Gresham turned the gavel over to 1st Vice-Chair, Senator Brian

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Commentary: A Family Illness Highlighted the Importance of Educational Freedom

Commentary: A Family Illness Highlighted the Importance of Educational Freedom

FROM: The Tennessee Star – Sam Nienow – Why is educational freedom a personal issue to me? Because 17 years ago, my big brother had cancer. In 2002, when my brother was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, he received excellent care at Vanderbilt Medical Center. But the treatment and recovery still took months, and I spent much of that time with him. Our dad worked at the GM plant in

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US Education Secretary DeVos visiting Nashville middle school with Gov. Lee

US Education Secretary DeVos visiting Nashville middle school with Gov. Lee

FROM: WSMV – NASHVILLE (WSMV) – Gov. Bill Lee and U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will be visiting a Midstate school on Monday. The leaders will be discussing state-based school choice policy proposals and how Education Freedom Scholarships could help move their efforts forward. Monday’s event will be held at LEAD Cameron Middle School in south Nashville. This charter school has made significant improvements over the last few years. According to

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