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Tennessee Higher Education for Higher Standards

Tennessee’s community college presidents are encouraging state leaders to move forward with the implementation of higher standards for K-12 to ensure students are adequately prepared for college and career after high school. Our state’s prosperity depends on more Tennesseans obtaining the education and training needed for high-demand, high-paying jobs.

During a Feb. 11 press conference at the state capitol, the group presented information and facts regarding the state of college readiness for Tennessee students, as well as across the nation.

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How You Can Help

Contact your state representatives and let them know that you support higher standards for K-12 and that Tennessee can’t afford to lose the momentum it has toward preparing our students to succeed in college and career. 

If you don’t know who your representatives are, you can find out here:

http://www.capitol.tn.gov/legislators/

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