Tennessee Trails Neighboring States in School Funding
That’s how Tennessee Education Association (TEA) President Beth Brown described the state of education funding in Tennessee.
The Chattanooga Times-Free Press reports on Brown’s remarks, which come just as Gov. Bill Lee prepares to deliver his State of the State address tonight.
“Our funding is so low the only neighboring state we beat is Mississippi,” wrote Brown, a Grundy County teacher. “To meet Kentucky’s per student investment, the state would need $2.6 billion; to match…