School Choice Failure

In “Why School Choice Fails”, Natalie Hopkinson describes the personal impact the school choice movement has had on her community and her family, as well as why this movement fails communities and families.

“The idea was to introduce competition; good schools would survive; bad ones would disappear. It effectively created a second education system, which now enrolls nearly half the city’s public school students. The charters consistently perform

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TN House IEA Bill (Special Ed Vouchers)

These are notes from the final House debate on the IEA bill (sometimes called IEP vouchers), on April 22, 2015, and is not meant to serve as minutes or a full transcript.

A list of those voting for and against is available at the bottom of the page.


Representative Calfee asks whether this is a voucher bill. Representative Moody says it is not.

Calfee asks whether there is a list of approved vendors. Moody

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