President Obama Wants Tennessee Promise To Go Nationwide, But What Is It, Anyway?
Students at Red Bank High School in Red Bank, Tenn., raise their hands at the governor's signing of the Tennessee Promise Bill. Credit: TN Photo Services

President Obama Wants Tennessee Promise To Go Nationwide, But What Is It, Anyway?

Students at Red Bank High School in Red Bank, Tenn., raise their hands at the governor's signing of the Tennessee Promise Bill. Credit: TN Photo Services
Students at Red Bank High School in Red Bank, Tenn., raise their hands at the governor’s signing of the Tennessee Promise Bill. Credit: TN Photo Services

As President Obama rolls out the details of a national free community college proposal, Tennessee’s version has been thrust into the spotlight. We’ve been covering Tennessee Promise since it launched late last summer. Here’s how it works, in 54 seconds:

For more information on Obama’s proposal — called America’s College Promise — see our story on his announcement in Knoxville.

Emily Siner

Emily Siner is an enterprise reporter at WPLN. She has worked at the Los Angeles Times and NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., and her written work was recently published in Slices Of Life, an anthology of literary feature writing. Born and raised in the Chicago area, she is a graduate from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. On Twitter: @SinerSays
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