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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam unveils visionary “Tennessee Promise” during State of the State Address


Proposes free community and technology college education to every graduating senior

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – During his fourth annual State of the State address before the General Assembly, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam tonight introduced the “Tennessee Promise.”

The historic proposal commits to providing on a continuing basis two years of community college or a college of applied technology (TCAT) absolutely free of tuition and fees to graduating high school seniors.

“Through the Tennessee Promise, we are fighting the rising cost of higher education, and we are raising our expectations as a state,” Haslam said.  “We are committed to making a clear statement to families that education beyond high school is a priority in the state of Tennessee.”

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam delivered his State of the State address on February 3rd.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam delivered his State of the State address on February 3rd.

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APSU Financial Aid to host College Goal Sunday in January


Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – For the sixth year, Austin Peay State University will participate in College Goal Sunday to assist students needing money to go to college.

College Goal Sunday is a statewide, one-day initiative coordinated by the Tennessee Student Assistance Corp. to help prospective students and parents in finding state and federal financial aid for their postsecondary education. 

Locally, APSU’s Office of Student Financial Aid is in charge of arrangements for the event.  «Read the rest of this article»

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