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Mentors needed to help students succeed
Knoxville News-Sentinel – Jun 29, 2014
 
Surprising Findings on Two-Year vs. Four-Year Degrees
Wall Street Journal – Jun 25, 2014
 
Nashville Business Journal – Jun 17, 2014
 
WGU Tennessee holds first commencement as part of “Drive to 55”
WBIR-TV Nashville – Jun 14, 2014
 
Newport Plain Talk – Jun 14, 2014
 
Western Governors University crucial to Haslam’s Drive to 55
The Tennessean – Jun 11, 2014
 
Mentors key to Tennessee Promise’s success
Knoxville News Sentinel – Jun 02, 2014
 
Memphis Business Journal – May 29, 2014
 
Students weighing Tennessee Promise of free college
The Tennessean – May 28, 2014
 
Times Free Press – May 24, 2014
 
Haslam names Krause to head college initiatives
Associated Press – May 22, 2014
 
UT, TBR get $1 million to expand online learning pilot program
Knoxville News Sentinel – May 22, 2014
 
APSU grad, former 101st soldier to lead state Drive to 55 plan
The Leaf Chronicle – May 21, 2014
 
Clarksville Online – May 21, 2014
 
Haslam taps Mike Krause to lead ‘Drive to 55’ push
The Tennessean – May 21, 2014
 
Haslam names leader of Drive to 55, Tennessee Promise
Nashville Post – May 21, 2014
 
Vanderbilt Poll Shows Voters Favor Free Tuition Plan
Associated Press – May 21, 2014
 
Vanderbilt Poll Gives Snapshot of Tennesseans’ Views
WTVC-TV Chattanooga – May 21, 2014
 
Haslam touts Tennessee’s innovative education policies
Knoxville News Sentinel – May 19, 2014
 
Governor Finishes Promotional Tour Of ‘Tennessee Promise’ Bill Signings
Nashville Public Radio – May 16, 2014
 
Governor Bill Haslam Makes Good On Tennessee Promise
WDEF-TV Chattanooga – May 15, 2014
 
WRCB-TV Chattanooga – May 15, 2014
 
Haslam signs Promise bill at Fulton
Knoxville News-Sentinel – May 15, 2014
 
Gov. Haslam signs ‘Tennessee Promise’ bill at Fulton High School
WATE-TV – May 15, 2014
 
Gov. Haslam signs ‘Tennessee Promise’ at Knox County high school
WVLT-TV – May 15, 2014
 
Bristol Herald Courier – May 15, 2014
 
Gov. Haslam visits Sullivan Central for ceremonial signing of free tuition bill
Times News – May 15, 2014
 
Governor Haslam signs ‘Tenn. Promise’ at local school
WCYB-TV Chattanooga – May 15, 2014
 
Haslam signs ‘Tennessee Promise’ law
Lebanon Democrat – May 15, 2014
 
Haslam signs for free college tuition
Jackson Sun – May 15, 2014
 
Governor makes stop at TUTCO to sign ‘Tennessee Promise’ bill
Herald-Citizen – May 15, 2014
 
Governor Haslam Signs New Education Bill at North Side High School
WBBJ-TV – May 15, 2014
 
Editorial: Free college tuition plan can improve K-12 schools
Jackson Sun – May 15, 2014
 
Governor’s free tuition plan viewed as incentive for high school students
Associated Press – May 14, 2014
 
Haslam Kicks Off ‘Tennessee Promise’ Signing Tour
TN Report – May 14, 2014
 
CBS Evening News – May 13, 2014
 
Memphis Business Journal – May 13, 2014
 
Will Governor Haslam’s Tennessee Promise Work?
WTVF-TV Nashville – May 13, 2014
 
Haslam to Pellissippi grads: ‘You are the role model’
Knoxville News Sentinel – May 10, 2014
 
Selling Tennessee: Haslam discusses best of state during festival luncheon
Jackson Sun – May 10, 2014
 
Tennessee Promise awaiting signature
Cleveland Daily Banner – May 03, 2014
 
Mississippi is out of the spotlight now shining on community colleges
The Sun Herald – Apr 23, 2014
 
TN ranks 42nd in college degrees, report finds
The Tennessean – Apr 22, 2014
 
Editorial: Tennessee’s students the big winners of legislative session
Knoxville News Sentinel – Apr 21, 2014
 
Keeping “Tennessee Promise” requires volunteer mentors
WBIR – Apr 18, 2014
 
States keep eye on Tenn. free community college plan
USA Today – Apr 16, 2014
 
Lawmakers back Tennessee Promise plan for free tuition
The Tennessean – Apr 15, 2014
 
Gov. Haslam’s ‘Tennessee Promise’ for tuition-free community college wins final legislative approval
Commercial Appeal – Apr 15, 2014
 
Governor’s idea realized: Legislature approves Tennessee Promise
Knoxville News Sentinel – Apr 15, 2014
 
Lawmakers pass Haslam free tuition plan
Associated Press – Apr 15, 2014
 
Senate approves Haslam’s free tuition plan
Associated Press – Apr 14, 2014
 
Harwell, Haslam education bills move forward
The Tennessean – Apr 14, 2014
 
Promise scholarships expanded to private two-year schools
Knoxville News Sentinel – Apr 11, 2014
 
Guest column: Initiative holds Promise of education, future
Commercial Appeal – Apr 11, 2014
 
Memphis Daily News – Apr 11, 2014
 
Service & Sacrifice: Veteran scholarships
WBIR – Apr 10, 2014
 
Tennessee Promise means opportunity for all graduates
The Tennessean – Apr 10, 2014
 
Nashville Business Journal – Apr 10, 2014
 
Haslam’s Promise scholarship passes House Finance
Knoxville News Sentinel – Apr 09, 2014
 
House panel OKs Haslam’s free tuition plan
Associated Press – Apr 08, 2014
 
Haslam free tuition plan to be heard by key panel
Associated Press – Apr 08, 2014
 
College may soon be free for all Tennessee students
CTV News – Apr 07, 0201
 
Getting the word out: Skills upgrade needed for manufacturing workforce
Knoxville News Sentinel – Apr 07, 2014
 
Haslam free tuition plan garners praise, concern
Knoxville News Sentinel – Apr 04, 2014
 
Seymour endorses Haslam program
Cleveland Daily Banner – Mar 22, 2014
 
Associated Press – Mar 20, 2014
 
Free Isn’t Easy for Higher Ed
The Wall Street Journal – Mar 19, 2014
 
Stateline – Mar 12, 2014
 
Nashville Business Journal – Mar 11, 2014
 
Education Week – Mar 09, 2014
 
SPOTLIGHT: Scholarship plan would bridge gap in funding
Daily News Journal – Mar 07, 2014
 
Haslam: Aid could affect generations
Daily News Journal – Mar 07, 2014
 
Guest columnist: Nashville State scholarship program targets adults studying STEM hospitality fields
Tennessean – Mar 07, 2014
 
Haslam’s free tuition proposal advancing in House
Associated Press – Mar 04, 2014
 
TN STEM Innovation Network – Feb 25, 2014
 
Turning Remediation into College Credit
TN Classroom Chronicles – Feb 25, 2014
 
Adapting to change: Chamber banquet speakers pitch strategies
Shelbyville Times-Gazette – Feb 19, 2014
 
Governing – Feb 13, 2014
 
Nashville Biz Blog – Feb 12, 2014
 
Chamber speaker driven to succeed
Times-Gazette – Feb 12, 2014
 
Governor’s plan inspired by Tennessee Achieves
Cleveland Daily Banner – Feb 12, 2014
 
Brookings – Feb 10, 2014
 
Tennessee governor proposes free community college for high school graduates
Fox News – Feb 10, 2014
 
Winchester Herald Chronicle – Feb 10, 2014
 
WMOT-Radio – Feb 10, 2014
 
Governor Haslam’s Free Community College Promise: How Will This Work?
WPLN-Nashville – Feb 10, 2014
 
Times News – Feb 08, 2014
 
Sara’s Column: Governor’s plan can bring shakeup in a good way
Lebanon Democrat – Feb 07, 2014
 
The Tullahoma News – Feb 07, 2014
 
TriCities.com – Feb 07, 2014
 
Haslam talks education, healthcare at annual Governor’s Breakfast in Knoxville
WATE-TV – Feb 07, 2014
 
Haslam unveils visionary ‘Tennessee Promise’
Hartsville Vidette – Feb 07, 2014
 
Haslam visits Knoxville, promotes community college plan
WBIR TV – Feb 07, 2014
 
Clarksville Online – Feb 07, 2014
 
Free community college proposal can pass legislature, Gov. Haslam says
The Tennessean – Feb 07, 2014
 
Governors Pitch Early Education, Workforce Development Ideas
Stateline – Feb 06, 2014
 
Haslam addresses questions on free tuition, cancelling on president
WKRN-TV – Feb 06, 2014
 
National Public Radio – Feb 06, 2014
 
Free Community College? Tennessee Proposal Draws Praise and Concerns
Chronicle of Higher Education – Feb 06, 2014
 
Memphis Business Journal – Feb 05, 2014
 
New York Times – Feb 05, 2014
 
Editorial: ‘Promise’ a bold plan to educate state’s workforce
Knoxville News Sentinel – Feb 05, 2014
 
Tennessee governor says program would help average students go to college
Commercial Appeal – Feb 05, 2014
 
Columnist: Governor’s free tuition pledge may aid college-life adjustment
BattleCreekEnquirer.com – Feb 05, 2014
 
Noland: Haslam’s promise could change higher-ed landscape
Johnson City Press – Feb 05, 2014
 
Memphis Daily News – Feb 05, 2014
 
Gov. Bill Haslam Speaks At Greeneville Luncheon
Greeneville Sun – Feb 05, 2014
 
Teacher Makes Impact on Gov. Haslam
WZTV-TV Nashville – Feb 05, 2014
 
WMC-TV Chattanooga – Feb 05, 2014
 
Times-News – Feb 04, 2014
 
Community College Looking More Attractive Than Universities Thanks to Haslam’s Proposal
WPLN-Nashville – Feb 04, 2014
 
UT system reacts to Haslam’s Tennessee Promise
WBIR TV – Feb 04, 2014
 
Community college students & staff welcome ‘Tennessee Promise’ proposal
WATE-TV – Feb 04, 2014
 
Haslam makes stop in Greeneville to tout education initiative
WATE-TV Knoxville – Feb 04, 2014
 
Haslam calls his free community college initiative a Tennessee game-changer
Johnson City Press – Feb 04, 2014
 
Murfreesboro Post – Feb 04, 2014
 
Tennessee Governor Proposes Free Community College
Chronicle of Higher Education – Feb 04, 2014
 
Tennessee Proposes Free Community College for Graduating High School Seniors
WDEF-TV – Feb 04, 2014
 
Washington Post – Feb 04, 2014
 
Inside Higher Ed. – Feb 04, 2014
 
WKRN-TV Nashville – Feb 04, 2014
 
Nashville – Feb 03, 2014
 
Governor Says High School Graduates Will Get Free College Education
WBBJ-TV – Feb 03, 2014
 
Gov. Haslam Gives 4th State Of State Speech
WTVF-TV Nashville – Feb 03, 2014
 
Haslam talks education, economy in State of the State address
WSMV-TV Nashville – Feb 03, 2014
 
Gov. Haslam makes education top priority in State of the State address
WATE-TV – Feb 03, 2014
 
WRCB-TV Chattanooga – Feb 03, 2014
 
Haslam: High school grads should get free tuition at community/tech schools
Associated Press – Feb 03, 2014
 
2014 State of the State Address Video
Nashville – Feb 03, 2014
 
Haslam Unveils ‘Tennessee Promise’ in State-of-the-State Address
TNReport – Feb 03, 2014
 
Haslam proposes free community college
WBIR TV – Feb 03, 2014
 
Clarksville Online – Feb 03, 2014
 
A poverty, not education, crisis in the U.S.
USA Today – Dec 10, 2013
 
Math is key to Tennessee’s ‘Drive to 55’
Times Free Press – Dec 08, 2013
 
Local Business leaders briefed on ‘Drive to 55’
Times News – Dec 04, 2013
 
Haslam announces $843,000 grant for Northeast State
Kingsport Times News – Oct 22, 2013
 
College, universities embracing “Drive to 55” initiative
Local8now.com – Sep 26, 2013
 
Online university key in ‘Drive to 55’ initiative
WBIR TV – Sep 25, 2013
 
Inside Higher Ed – Sep 13, 2013
 
ETSU on a drive to increase number of college degree hours
Johnson City Press – Sep 10, 2013
 
Haslam’s Drive to 55 to connect educators, employers (with video)
timesfreepress.com – Sep 07, 2013
 
Haslam starts selling ‘Drive to 55’ campaign in Memphis
Drake & Zeke in the morning – Sep 06, 2013
 
Gov. Bill Haslam and Randy Boyd on the Drive to 55 initiative
Knoxville News Sentinel – Sep 06, 2013
 
Clarksville Online – Sep 05, 2013
 
Nashville Business Journal – Sep 05, 2013
 
Haslam unveils higher education drive
Johnson City Press – Sep 05, 2013
 
Nashville – Sep 04, 2013
 
Haslam Announces “Drive to 55” Plan
WBBJ-TV – Sep 04, 2013
 
Governor Formally Launches Drive to 55
Kingsport Times News – Sep 04, 2013
 
Memphis Business Journal – Sep 04, 2013
 
Average Wage For TN High School Grads Drops $4,000 In Five Years; Governor Sees Moral Responsibility To Intervene
WPLN-Nashville – Sep 04, 2013
 
Haslam revving engine of ‘Drive to 55’ plan
Nashville Post – Sep 04, 2013
 
Governor Bill Haslam Launches Drive to 55 Initiative
UT Advocacy – Sep 04, 2013
 
Governor Haslam Discusses ‘Drive To 55’ Program
News Channel 5 – Sep 04, 2013
 
Haslam Shifts ‘Drive to 55’ Initiative Into High Gear
TN.gov Services – Sep 04, 2013
 
Leading by Listening: Randy Boyd seeks route to success for more high school graduates
Knoxville News Sentinel – Apr 01, 2013
 
Haslam Announces Higher Education Initiative
Nashville – Jan 15, 2013
 

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Alexia Poe
Director of Communications
Governor’s Office
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