Bellevue Middle School

× Memphis, Nashville schools oppose state’s Education Savings Account bills

Bellevue Middle School

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis and Nashville school leaders say they are prepared for a legal fight against the proposed Education Savings Account plan that made its way through the General Assembly last week, saying it violates the state’s constitution.

Leaders of the two largest Tennessee school districts object to language in both the House and Senate versions of the bills that would limit the educational accounts to Shelby County, including Memphis, and Nashville.

“If the Governor and Legislature are determined to pass a general law that would apply arbitrarily only to us or a limited number of school

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