Published Online: February 3, 2015
Published in Print: February 4, 2015, as Free Tenn. Tuition Program Brings Flood of Applicants

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Free Tenn. Tuition Program Brings Flood of Applicants

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About 90 percent of Tennessee's senior class has applied for the first year of Tennessee Promise, which offers eligible high school seniors the chance to go to a community college or technical college tuition-free.

That amounts to about 58,000 students and exceeds predictions by tens of thousands.

Tennessee board of regents Chancellor John Morgan says some campuses may have to schedule night or weekend classes to accommodate added students.

Vol. 34, Issue 20, Page 5

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