Jon Styf

Jon Styf is an award-winning editor and reporter who has worked in Illinois, Texas, Wisconsin, Florida, and Michigan in local newsrooms over the past 20 years, working for Shaw Media, Hearst, and…

Tennessee launches education savings account program in Davidson, Shelby counties

(The Center Square) – Tennessee has launched its Educational Savings Account program, which applies to students in both Memphis and Nashville schools. The ESA program began with legislation passed in… Read More

July 22, 2022
Judge blocks federal transgender sports, bathroom guidance in Tennessee, 19 other states

(The Center Square) — A federal judge in Tennessee ruled in favor of Tennessee and 19 other states in their effort to block federal guidelines on transgender… Read More

July 18, 2022
Tennessee Supreme Court denies Nashville’s request to reconsider school voucher program

(The Center Square) – Tennessee’s Supreme Court will not reconsider its prior ruling on an educational savings plan in Nashville and Memphis. On June 1, Nashville had filed a request… Read More

June 14, 2022
Public Education
Tennessee’s Lee introduces executive order to appraise safety at public schools

(The Center Square) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee introduced an executive order on Monday to evaluate school safety throughout the state. The order comes less than two weeks after a… Read More

June 6, 2022
Metro Nashville asks Tennessee Supreme Court for another look at ESA decision

(The Center Square) – Rather than accepting the Tennessee Supreme Court’s recent decision to allow the state’s pilot Education Savings Account program to move forward, Metro Nashville… Read More

June 2, 2022