Category: Education free market

Exhibitors at the homeschool expo Friday and Saturday will satisfy every educational self-help need. (Photo Faith Hamilton)

Expo your 1-stop shop to boost learning, aid family

Exhibitors from around the United States are gathering in East Ridge this weekend to supply a growing need for educational resources among families in the region. Nearly 80 providers ranging from booksellers, universities and curriculum …
The Tennessee Organization for School Superintendents shells out $10,000 to $25,000 in taxpayer money for five lobbyists. (Photo Wrcbtv.com)

TN school systems use taxpayer money for lobbying

Certain public school systems in Tennessee are using taxpayer money to hire lobbyists who push items those same taxpayers may not like, state records show. Justin Owen, president of the Nashville-based Beacon Center of Tennessee, …