• State of Education Report Identifies Top Three Tennessee Education Priorities for 2017

    February 7th, 2017 by

    The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) today released a list of the top three education priorities for continuing the state’s recent unprecedented student achievement gains in a new report,…

  • Woodson: Education a Top Priority in State of the State Speech

    January 31st, 2017 by

    The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) has released this statement from Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jamie Woodson about the State of the State speech delivered Monday night…

  • Statement from David Mansouri on Tennessee’s ESSA Plan

    December 20th, 2016 by

    The State Collaborative on Reforming Education has released this statement from President David Mansouri on Tennessee’s draft implementation plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act. Tennessee has an opportunity with…

  • State Report Card Improves Reporting of Teacher Preparation Program Effectiveness

    December 15th, 2016 by

    The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) has released this statement from President David Mansouri about the new Teacher Preparation Report Card from the State Board of Education: SCORE has…

  • Woodson: Science Growth Outperforms Nation, Prepares Tennessee Students for Future

    October 27th, 2016 by

    Tennessee can take real pride in the state science grades on the Nation’s Report Card, which marks the first time that the state has scored in the top 20 in any subject on the assessment. Tennessee fourth-graders and eighth-graders not only grew faster than the nation as a whole, their gains were double the national pace.

  • SCORE Releases Recommendations for Teacher Preparation Improvement

    October 18th, 2016 by

    Tennessee can advance student achievement with a fresh focus on better preparation of new teachers, the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) says in a report released Tuesday. The report, "Prepared for Day One: Improving the Effectiveness of Early-Career Teaching," examines the state of educator preparation in Tennessee and recommends eight areas for improvement, including stronger classroom-based experiences for teacher candidates, greater diversity within the teaching ranks, and closer partnerships between educator preparation programs (EPPs) and the school districts that hire their graduates.

  • SCORE Statement on TNReady Scores Proposal

    October 13th, 2016 by

    The results from the TNReady assessment will reset how Tennessee measures student achievement. This reset amounts to being more honest about how well prepared Tennessee students are for the next grade and beyond.

  • SCORE Releases Statement on Tennessee’s 2016 ACT Results

    August 24th, 2016 by

    The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) has released the following statement from President David Mansouri about the 2016 ACT results and postsecondary readiness in Tennessee: All Tennessee students need…

  • SCORE Selects 49 Teachers for the 2016-17 Tennessee Educator Fellowship

    May 25th, 2016 by

    The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) announced that 49 teachers have been selected for the 2016-17 class of the Tennessee Educator Fellowship, a significant expansion of the program that…

  • Statement from SCORE about TNReady Announcements

    April 27th, 2016 by

    The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) has issued the following statement from Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jamie Woodson about the TNReady decisions announced today by Tennessee Commissioner…

The SCORE Sheet is the online conversation on public education reform in Tennessee and is hosted by SCORE. The blog mirrors SCORE’s collaborative nature and features contributors from Tennessee and across the country including students, parents, teachers, policymakers, community groups, and members of SCORE’s team. Regardless of perspective, contributors share a common goal: that every child graduates from high school prepared for college or the workforce.

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