KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – Gov. Bill Lee was joined by Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders as Tennessee proposed a statewide school voucher program in Tennessee.
Arkansas families were already using tax dollars for private schooling.
“The voucher program is something we’ve been fighting for a long, long time,” Arkansas Education Association president April Reisma said.
Reisma was against the program in Arkansas and Tennessee. She said she wants to keep this money for public schools.
“Taking that money away from public education and taking it away from students; don’t do it. It’s a horrible, horrible hole going down,” Reisma said.
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