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Gov. Bill Lee gives his first State of the State address before a joint session of the Tennessee General Assembly Nashville Tennessean

Gov. Bill Lee’s effort to implement a school vouchers system in Tennessee could cost taxpayers as much as $125 million by 2024, according to an amendment the administration is expected to release. 

When he first announced the controversial school vouchers, or education savings account system, in his State of the State speech on March 4, Lee said in his first budget he would recommend “at least” $25 million be set aside in the upcoming fiscal year. 

New details from the administration indicate the state will need to allocate at least $75 million to adequately fund

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