A number of education-related bills passed through the General Assembly this year, but one of the most controversial bills impacting education stalled — school vouchers.
Opponents of school vouchers who thought the issue was dead for this legislative session were surprised in the final days of the session when the education “scholarship” bill was back on the table as part of HB 63. After that try failed, rumors started flying that the voucher bill would be added SB 68 — legislation regarding audit exceptions in school systems, sponsored by Sen. Freddie Powell Sims (D-Dawson).
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