Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee’s Education Savings Account Program Invests in Hope

Shaka Mitchell

And it’s not just the students who use the program that benefit – students who stay in public schools perform better academically as well. Florida has the most choice-friendly school system in the country, and their public school students significantly outperform Tennessee students in reading and math despite nearly identical demographics and per pupil expenditure.

There are powerful forces defending the current system who loudly attempt to shout down education reform. They seek to prevent change by spreading fear, because fear is paralyzing and paralysis prevents change, even when it’s most necessary.

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