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Complete College Tennessee Act of 2010 was a comprehensive reform agenda to transform public higher education through various policies at the and institutional level including: • Outcomes-based funding formula • General education 41-hour core • Transfer and articulation agreements. MOOC Partnerships with companies like Coursera and EdX will allow our institutions to build innovative online classes for students that allow for differentiated learning. SAILS introduces the college developmental math curriculum in the high school senior year. The pilot included 600 students of which 83% completed SAILS and will not have to take remedial math in college. TSAC Endowment is an additional investment of $47 million for need-based aid so a larger portion of underserved students can pursue a postsecondary degree at our public two-year institutions. Advising and Mentoring Programs like tnAchieves and the Ayers Foundation Scholars Program serve high school students who might otherwise not know how to navigate the pathway to postsecondary. WGU Tennessee is an online competency-based university that provides an efficient and cost effective way for adults with some college but no degree to earn a bachelor's or master's degree.

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