AFC Praises Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman

Washington, DC (Nov. 14, 2014) – The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, praised Kevin Huffman, commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Education for his dedication to advancing education reform and improving outcomes for Tennessee students. … Continued

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Gloria Johnson Defeated as NEA’s Grip on Tennessee Slipping

Nashville, Tenn. (Nov. 4, 2014) - The Tennessee Federation for Children PAC (TFC PAC) congratulates Eddie Smith on defeating Gloria Johnson in House District 13. TFC PAC also commends Troy Brewer (HD 50), Robert Dunham (HD 43) and Michael Curcio … Continued

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NEWS: School Choice Legislation Put Off In Favor of Study Group

From The Knoxville News Sentinel: NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam moved Thursday to block action in the 2012 legislative session on a bill to create a voucher system for school systems in Tennessee’s four biggest counties. Instead, Haslam announced he is setting … Continued

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NEWS: Tennessee Legislators Call for School Choice

From The Tennessean: Lawmakers supporting a private school voucher bill say Tennessee’s sweeping education reforms are helping but not fast enough for some of its neediest students. On Tuesday, the House Education Committee held hearings on the Equal Opportunity Scholarship … Continued

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NEWS: Schools gear for fight over TN voucher bill

From The Tennessean: The state’s major school districts are building up opposition to a new proposal to create school vouchers, pitting themselves against Tennessee’s independent and religious schools and the proposal’s Republican backers in the legislature. The Coalition of Large … Continued

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