Tennessee Republicans Delay School Funding Lawsuit

Tennessee Republicans are so resistant to funding public schools that they are now coming after the judiciary branch in order to delay a school funding lawsuit many observers suggest the state will lose.

Chalkbeat reports that a Nashville judge set to hear a case about the adequacy of the state’s funding formula has now recused herself following the filing of legislation that would remove her from the bench.

Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle did not offer a reason for her recusal in a two-page order issued on Monday in

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Andy Spears

Writer and policy advocate living in Nashville, TN —Public Policy Ph.D. — writes on education policy, consumer affairs, and more . . .