guest view: Tennessee Promise

Tennessee high school seniors now have an opportunity to change the future — both for themselves and their families — but also for our state.

Earlier this year, working with the General Assembly, we passed the Tennessee Promise, a new scholarship program that provides two years of community or technical college to graduating high school seniors absolutely free of tuition and fees.

The class of 2015 will be the first to take advantage of this program. Starting this month through Nov. 1, we are encouraging high school seniors to go online at to sign up.
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