The Story Like other forms of e-Commerce, online auctions are the exact sort of business that has exploded with the internet. Consumers, entrepreneurs, and clients alike have benefitted from an auction marketplace that entirely exists online, precisely because it a marketplace largely free from the burdens and costs associated with more traditional commerce. Tennessee especially... 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
Families like the Lopez family—who want and need choices for their children’s education—exist all over Tennessee. By implementing statewide ESAs, Tennessee parents will be able to decide the best course for their child’s education and dedicate the dollars that are already going toward education to their child’s specific needs. READ MORE
The John Metros that you meet today and the man you would have met 10 years ago are two completely different people. Today, John works in prison ministry and with individuals who are coming out of prison and acclimating to that life. He knows what they need to hear, because not very long ago, he... READ MORE
All children in Tennessee should have the opportunity to pursue an educational path that best meets his or her unique needs. That is possible through education savings accounts, or ESAs. READ MORE
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