Tennesseans For Student Success Announces New Website Launch

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Tennesseans for Student Success announces the launch of their newly designed website at www.tnsuccess.org. The new site features a more streamlined and engaging user-experience while providing visitors more direct access to information on who TSS is, ways to get connected to the Action Network, and the various initiatives TSS leads every day and on an annual basis.

TSS President and CEO Adam Lister said, “We are pleased to debut TSS’ new, and more dynamic website to families, teachers, and voters interested in understanding and engaging more deeply in our work to improve public education for all Tennessee students.

The newly refreshed website allows visitors to gain a better understanding of the work we do and our engagement with Tennesseans. It is our hope that by providing a site that is more user-centric, navigationally intuitive, and modernized, visitors will have a more positive online experience and find it easier to engage and support advocacy for improving educational opportunities for all Tennessee students.”


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