In light of our new research “Poverty to Prosperity: Reforming Tennessee’s Public Assistance Programs,” Justin sat down with Representative Dan Howell to tell their personal stories and talk about their vision for Tennessee’s public assistance programs. Read the research here: https://www.beacontn.org/poverty-to-prosperity-reforming-tennessees-public-assistance-programs/ READ MORE
Elisha and Jesse Gaugh live under the same roof but are taking different education paths. This is just one example of the fact that one size does not fit all when it comes to education. Learn more at beacontn.org/ed-choice READ MORE
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The letter asks the Board to join the Beacon Center in working to eliminate high school degree requirement to become a barber. READ MORE
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