School Vouchers. Opportunity Scholarships. Rainbow-Colored Unicorn Subsidies. No matter the name, these ill-conceived programs have proven disastrously ineffective in the past and are doomed to the same fate in Tennessee if they go into effect.
Several versions of a voucher program are being considered in the Tennessee legislature, with each taking funds away from public schools to pay the full cost of private school tuition for a small number of students. This is a horrible plan for many reasons.