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Education reform is everybody’s business

Like every good politician, Gov. Bill Haslam kept his remarks brief at today’s Knoxville Chamber event, but his message was clear — education reform is everybody’s business.

0115inauguration27_asb.jpgImproving Tennessee schools is a priority of the new administration and Haslam asked everyone in the audience to help make it happen.

More than 400 business leaders (including the governor’s dad, James A Haslam II), educators, politicians and at least one professional athlete — former UT quarterback Erik Ainge — attended the event at the Knoxville Convention Center.

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