October 18th, 2016 by SCORE
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.
August 24th, 2016 by SCORE
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…