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Lawmakers Spurned Most Bills That Undermined Education Reform Efforts

Bills that sought to curtail accountability measures in Tennessee’s public schools died during the recent legislative session, although when problems arose with the state’s student assessment, TNReady, legislators quickly acted to ensure students and teachers were held harmless before they headed home to campaign.

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Knoxville Chamber’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy Student Places Second at National Competition

Hannah Rodriguez, a recent graduate of Clayton Bradley Academy, is making strides as a social media expert and influencer.

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Fittest Companies Recognized at Annual a.m. Exchange

The Knoxville Chamber’s annual a.m. Exchange with the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon was held at Fort Sanders Health and Fitness Center on May 8.

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Second Composites Coalition Meeting Hosted by Nashville Manufacturer

The second quarterly meeting of the statewide Composites Coalition was held May 16 at JR Automation in Nashville

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Knoxville Chamber Hosts Business After Hours at Knoxville Open

Area business professionals gathered at Fox Den Country Club on May 10 for an evening of networking and watching the 2018 Knoxville Open.

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Premier Partner Profile: InfoSystems

Learn more about this Knoxville Chamber Premier Partner.

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Visiting Vietnam: The Trip of a Lifetime

In July 2017, while helping at a local veterans event, Ron Kirby – a member of the local Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter – said to me, “Patrice, why don’t you come to Vietnam with us next year? You do so much for veterans and we would love to have you join us!”

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Coffee, Connections Made at a.m. Exchange

More than 200 professionals crowded into Jackson Terminal on March 27 for the Chamber’s annual a.m. Exchange hosted by All Occasion Catering.

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Young Entrepreneurs Academy Students Secure Investments, Graduate from Program

Students in the Knoxville Chamber’s third Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) took part in an investor panel on March 27, in which they pitched their business concepts to a panel of three local investors.

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