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Memphis School System Join Coffee County Schools in Lawsuit

Shelby County joining legal action claiming the State is under-funding public education in violation of the constitution. The Memphis School System says the State failed to fully fund the basic education program, causing local schools to cut staff, increase class … Continue reading

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Lawyers Seek Class Action in Education Funding

Lawyers representing Coffee County in a challenge to the state’s education funding method are asking for class action status. If approved, all school systems in Tennessee would join the lawsuit against Tennessee’s basic education program funding formula. Hamilton County Schools … Continue reading

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Republican State Lawmakers lash out at Several County Schools including Coffee and Grundy

Republican State Lawmakers striking out against Coffee County Schools and school systems in 6 other counties over a lawsuit that questions funding problems with the state’s basic education program. Finance committees in both the house and senate have tacked on … Continue reading

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Coffee County Files Legal Challenge Over State Funding

Coffee County and six other area school systems have filed a legal challenge over how the State funds it’s basic education program. The lawsuit filed yesterday in Davidson County Chancery Court claims. The State is not meeting it’s constitutional duty … Continue reading

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