STATE EX REL. THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN v. STATE OF TENNESSEE, ET AL. - Articles

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Posted by: Landry Butler on Apr 3, 2017

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

J. Brooks Fox, Lora Barkenbus Fox, Catherine J. Pham, Nashville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery, III, Attorney General and Reporter; Andre´e Blumstein, Solicitor General; Stephen A. Hart, Special Council, Jay C. Ballard, Deputy Attorney General, Joseph P. Ahillen, Assistant Attorney General, Laura Miller, Nashville, Tennessee, for the appellees, State of Tennessee and Tennessee General Assembly.

Judge(s): BENNETT

The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County filed a petition for a writ of mandamus against the State, seeking full funding for English language learner teachers and translators in accord with the ratios found in Tennessee Code Annotated § 49-3-307(a)(7). The trial court denied the writ of mandamus. We affirm.