No calendar yet on school vouchers after court ruling
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee said Friday he doesn’t yet have a timetable for when his administration might roll out a long-stalled school voucher program that has seen its biggest legal hurdle removed. by the state high court. this week.
The Republican told reporters it was a “good first step” for the Supreme Court to rule Wednesday that the vouchers initiative does not violate the “indoor rule” of the Tennessee Constitution, which states that the legislature cannot not adopt measures aimed at individual counties without local support. The decision overturns previous court decisions that prevented the implementation of the program adopted in 2019.