Beacon Impact

Expanding School Choice in Tennessee

This year, legislators are considering a proposal to give parents across Tennessee options when it comes to educating their children. 

Education Freedom Scholarships would provide around $7,000 for a student to attend a school of their choice as well as pay for other approved educational expenses, like tutoring, therapies, and textbooks. Such educational choice programs that offer the same opportunities to every student is not unusual, in fact, there are 10 states that currently offer universal or near-universal choice programs, and many more proposing similar legislation.

It’s time for Tennessee to give these options to our parents and opportunities to our students! Send a message to lawmakers in support of school choice for Tennessee students!

STATUS UPDATE: This legislation did not pass in 2024. Beacon Impact is incredibly disappointed that the Legislature could not come to common ground to give educational opportunities for students and families in Tennessee.

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