Tennessee GOP Lawmakers Look to Reject $1.8B in Federal Education Funds

Panel would test "how much autonomy Tennessee truly has in educating our students."

Lt. Gov. Randy McNally (left) and House Speaker Cameron Sexton (right) flank Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee at press conference on school safety on April 3, 2023. On Monday, the two legislative leaders announced the creation of a panel to study the feasibility of rejecting federal education funding. (Marta W. Aldrich / Chalkbeat)

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