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Annual Crime on Campus Report Released by the TBI
Annual Crime on Campus Report Released by the TBI

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its annual 'Crime on Campus' publication, detailing the volume...

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United States Senator Lamar Alexander Talks About Sexual Assaults on College Campuses
United States Senator Lamar Alexander Talks About Sexual Assaults on College Campuses

United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) discussed at a hearing Tuesday in the Senate education committee, the process for responding to sexual assault on college campuses.

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Almost 7, 500 More College Credits Awarded to Tennessee High School Students
Almost 7, 500 More College Credits Awarded to Tennessee High School Students

Department of Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced today (Tuesday, 9/27/16) that nearly 7,500 more postsecondary credits were awarded to Tennessee public school students in 2016 when compared to 2014.

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Education Department Releases America's College Promise Playbook
Education Department Releases America's College Promise Playbook

At the state level, the playbook showcases the Tennessee Promise program. The program serves over 16,000 students and is contributing to a 10 percent increase in public higher education enrollment and a 25 percent increase at community colleges throughout Tennessee.

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Cost for College Could Increase in Tennessee
Cost for College Could Increase in Tennessee

The chairman of the Senate labor committee said that the final "Overtime Rule" released Wednesday "will hurt Tennessee families paying for college, increasing annual tuition at one Tennessee independent college by an estimated $850 per student..."

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The Bill to Freeze College Tuition Rates for Students is Frozen
The Bill to Freeze College Tuition Rates for Students is Frozen

Under the bill, students would pay the same tuition for all four years in college and any major tuition hike would have to gain unanimous approval by the school's government board.

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College Tuition Freeze Being Considered in TN Senate
College Tuition Freeze Being Considered in TN Senate

A move to freeze tuition at public colleges and universities has been advancing in the state Senate.

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Kids headed to college soon?
Kids headed to college soon?

Parents have plenty of big things to worry about when their child heads off to college...

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Pre-College Boot Camp for Tennessee area Students
Pre-College Boot Camp for Tennessee area Students

While "Tennessee Achieves" has been operating a pilot program for the last four years, additional funding helped expand it this year.

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Higher Education Aims for More Money
Higher Education Aims for More Money

Tennessee higher education officials say they'll be forced to continue raising tuition if the state doesn't provide adequate funding to help with costs at their institutions.

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Tennessee veterans utilizing college tuition money for their service
Tennessee veterans utilizing college tuition money for their service

A new report from the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury finds that 1,325 veterans have received more than $3.1 million in grant money from 2008-2013.

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College Tuition Could Be On The Rise
College Tuition Could Be On The Rise

Tuition increases could be in store for many college students in Tennessee. According to published reports, some public universities, like MTSU, could see increases of between four-and-eight-percent to offset reduced state funding. 

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FOLLOW UP: Free Community College in Tennessee

A new education initiative proposed by Gov. Bill Haslam will make it tough for graduating high school seniors in Tennessee to find an excuse not to further their education.

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TN Governor Wants College Graduation Rates at 55% Instead of 32%
TN Governor Wants College Graduation Rates at 55% Instead of 32%
Republican Gov. Bill Haslam says he wants to set Tennessee on a path toward boosting college graduation rates from 32% to 55% by 2025. Haslam said in a release this week that he has appointed Randy Boyd, chairman of wireless pet fence maker Radio Systems Corp., to help further that goal as his top higher education adviser. 
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