TN Teachers Talk School Funding Reform

Andy Spears
Oct 12 · 2 min read

Last week, Gov. Bill Lee made a so-called “major” announcement about plans to reform the state’s school funding formula — the BEP. I’ll have more on this development later.

For now, though, here’s the statement from Tennessee Education Association (TEA) President Beth Brown:

“The Tennessee Education Association supports Gov. Lee’s intent to engage educators, parents and community members in a critical evaluation of the state’s education funding formula. However, the central problem with education funding is not the BEP, but the inadequate…