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Global Scholars Taking Root at ChattState

One of the hallmarks of our new Global Scholars honors program is the commitment to serve high achieving first-generation college students.

The projected size for the first year fall cohort of our new Global Scholars program was 25. Interestingly, when word got out about Global Scholars, our initial class grew, and today we are 60 students strong!

The average High School GPA for the initial freshman cohort is 3.67 with an average ACT of 26, placing our Global Scholars in the top

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Successful Initiative Focuses on Math Literacy

Seamless Alignment and Integrated Learning Support (SAILS): A Community College/High School Collaboration

The Challenge

Each year, 70% of Tennessee students entering college after high school graduation require remediation in math. The three-year graduation rate for students placed in remedial math upon matriculation to community college hovers at a dismal five percent. Translation: these students are not going to make it.