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State Senator Todd Gardenhire Lashes Out at Fellow Republicans As His Bill to Expand In-State Tuition Benefits Dies in Committee

State Rep Todd Gardenhire

For the fourth year in a row, Chattanooga-area State Senator Todd Gardenhire (R-Chattanooga), a Republican, has tried and failed to pass a bill that would grant in-state tuition discounts to illegal alien students in Tennessee. Calling his defeat a “victim of election-year politics,” he told the Times Free Press, “It’s my understanding…

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Illegal Immigrants in Tennessee Can Already Get Cheaper College Tuition Than What is Proposed in Gardenhire/White Bill

State Sen. Todd Gardenhire (R-Chattanooga) and State Rep. Mark White (R-Memphis) have failed three times to pass a bill that would award the in-state tuition benefit to illegal aliens but they are trying again this legislative session using the same argument about financial accessibility of in-state v. out-of-state tuition. A…

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Diane Black Details Plans to Expand Higher Education Alternatives with Career and Technical College Programs

Diane Black released her comprehensive plan to build on Tennessee’s success and make the state’s education system the best in the country, noting that, “Every Tennessean deserves the right to live their version of the American Dream.” The gubernatorial front-runner said in a statement, “That starts with a good education….

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Speech First: New Legal Group Will Sue Universities That Don’t Uphold the First Amendment

Colleges and universities that violate the First Amendment rights of their students may soon find themselves in court. Speech First launched on Wednesday with a mission to support the free-speech rights of students “on campus, in the courts, and in the media.” Nicole Neily, president of Speech First, said the…

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San Diego College Teaches How to Boot Trump from Office

San Diego State University is offering a one-credit course to college-goers on how they might boot President Donald Trump from office. And with that, the demise of America’s once-great places of higher learning, once-unrivaled training grounds for critical thinking, is nearly complete. The class, noted by Campus Reform, is called…

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