Tennessee Democrats reject equalizing scholarships for Homeschoolers

NASHVILLE – A Senate committee rejected more attempts Wednesday to equalize lottery scholarships between public- and private-college students and to standardize the academic requirements for regular and home-schooled students to receive the scholarships.

The Senate Education Committee voted 5-4, along party lines, to endorse the earlier recommendations of a lottery-scholarship task force giving students attending state universities a $4,000 annual grant and $2,000 to those attending private institutions. Read more…

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