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Tennessee Promise Aims to Change Face of State Colleges

Since Gov. Bill Haslam signed Tennessee Promiseinto law eight months ago, it has attracted a chorus of praise from other states, education experts and the White House, but leaders here can’t afford to rest on their laurels.

The pioneering program is still in its infancy, and many questions about its reach and efficacy remain unanswered.

The coming year will be a crucial one.