The Tennessean lends support to Project RESET

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In today’s Tennessean, journalist David Plazas discusses Nashville’s future of public education and suggests Project RESET as a framework that implements “The public’s investment of time, energy and ideas is essential  …  and that’s why the Nashville Public Education Foundation’s Project RESET comes at the right time.”

Project RESET invites the public to weigh in on the future of public education in Nashville

Tennessee is at a crossroads when it comes to the future of education in the Volunteer State.

It is in a position to excel like never before, and it’s been touted as a model for the rest of the nation as it concerns developing a better-educated workforce.

However, we face challenges and contradictions that threaten to derail our progress if our leaders don’t maintain their focus.

Consider: Even though Tennessee Promise — the last-dollar scholarship program to provide free community college to recent high school graduates — is an inspiration for President Barack Obama’s similar America’s Promise national program, Tennessee college leaders say most students aren’t prepared for the challenges of college.

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