Legislation that would impact UT’s ability to expand dual enrollment offerings to Tennessee high schools is calendared for the Senate Education Committee and House Education Instruction and Programs Subcommittee next week. The bill prohibits Local Education Agencies (LEAs) from going directly to a public university for any new dual enrollment course offerings.  The bill would … Continued


President Obama on Higher Education

Last night, President Obama delivered his State of the Union Address to the nation.  As anticipated, the President proposed several higher education initiatives as part of his domestic agenda, referred to throughout the Address as his “middle-class economics” plan. Here are some of the President’s proposals that relate to higher education: Free community college The … Continued

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