Tennessee First to the Top

Tennessee First to the Top Act of 2010

Paving the way for Tennessee’s competitive Race to the Top application was the Tennessee First to the Top Act of 2010, passed by the members of the 106th Tennessee General Assembly in a special session in January 2010.

Tennessee First to the Top Act of 2010

Complete College Tennessee Act of 2010

Also passed in the 2010 special session was the Complete College Tennessee Act of 2010. Together, the two new laws enact a range of measures designed to spur improvement in Tennessee’s education pipeline — specifically, improving student performance and graduation rates at both the high school and college levels.

Complete College Tennessee Act of 2010