Are leaders of a for-profit public school trying to hide the fact their students are failing?
That's the question that some are asking tonight as a result of an email uncovered by NewsChannel 5 Investigates.
At the center of the controversy is the Tennessee Virtual Academy -- a for-profit, online public school that Republican lawmakers touted as a way to improve education in Tennessee. Two years ago, state lawmakers voted to let K12 Inc. open the school, using millions of taxpayer dollars.
But, now, those lawmakers are concerned about standardized test results that put it among the worst schools in the state.
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