Throwing it All Away

Tennessee leaders throw public schools to the wolves

Andy Spears

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Photo by Yomex Owo on Unsplash

A pair of education news stories out of Tennessee highlight the plight of public schools in an era of privatization.

First, the leaders of the Tennessee House and Senate appointed a joint task force to explore the idea of refusing all federal education funding. That’s nearly $2 billion of foregone revenue for…

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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 . . .