New Voucher Proposal Sparks War of Words

According to reporting by WMC Action News, a new voucher proposal is stirring up controversy in Shelby County and has led to some verbal sparring between state lawmakers. While opponents see the voucher as a money grab, Brian Kelsey sees it as a way to determine, once and for all, if opportunity scholarships work. He also sees it a lifeline for kids who just can't wait for adults to clean up the thirty failing schools in Shelby County. 

These kids can’t afford to wait five years for us to clean up some of our failing schools. We’ve got to give them immediate help now.

 

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