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On the Issues: Education (part one)

Introduction: Although the topic of education hasn’t been a priority in any candidate’s campaign, all candidates have expressed opinions and different positons. The main points of discussion regarding education include the government’s role in public education (K-12) and the access to higher education. Due to the vagueness of content, the ...

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Presidential candidates on education

Education is always a key issue for presidential candidates, but that is especially true in 2016 as a result of the fact that student debt has now eclipsed total credit card debt in the U.S. Gary Johnson Johnson calls for the complete elimination of the federal Department of Education and ...

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Incarcerated Individuals offered Education

It is widely known that many college students pay their tuition with help from the government through grants. Prisoners seeking higher education should be allowed the same opportunity.   Without grant money many students wouldn’t be able to attend college. President Obama now wants to extend this favor to inmates ...

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APSU student interns at Vanderbilt

College students have many opportunities during summer semester: visiting family, suntanning and binge watching TV. A great way to get work experience, however, is a summer internship. Shelia Johnson, an APSU chemistry major with plans for a doctorate after graduation, is gaining experience in the medical field. According to a press ...

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Tennessee school voucher bill approaching key committee

NASHVILLE — A proposal to create a school voucher program in Tennessee is gaining support as it approaches a key committee in the final days of the legislative session. The measure is scheduled for a vote in the House Finance Subcommittee on Tuesday, April 21. If it passes there, it ...

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Haslam gives speech on education reform

Gov. Bill Haslam gave a speech to attendees of the Tennessee Collegiate Media Summit Thursday, Feb. 4, primarily focusing on education. Haslam’s recently approved Tennessee Promise plan allows students a tuition-free two-year education at any of the 13 community colleges or 27 colleges of applied technology in Tennessee, according to the Tennessee Promise ...

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