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Reporting for NewsChannel 5, Phil Williams unrolls information about a SCORE plan for privatization in the state. SCORE is made up of the state’s wealthiest people, billionaires and millionaires who think they know what’s best for Tennessee’s school children,! It’s a confidential plan that, critics say, could eventually upend local schools in every county in the state-- prepared by one of the most powerful lobbying forces on Tennessee’s Capitol Hill, lays out a vision for a dramatic expansion of taxpayer-funded, privately operated charter schools into every part of the state — including suburban and rural areas that have not been targeted by school privatization forces.The plan  was developed by the Tennessee State Collaborative for Reforming Education — better known as SCORE —“They are the most influential organization in this state!”

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