Alexander seeks emergency federal help for private school tuition

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 19: U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) holds a confirmation hearing for Eugene Scalia to become the next U.S. Labor Secretary on September 19, 2019 in Washington, DC. Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is a partner with Gibson Dunn & Crutcher where he led the Labor and Employment Practice Group for the past 12 years. (Photo by Astrid Riecken/Getty Images)