February 25th, 2015 by Jamie Woodson
Annual assessments have given Tennessee policymakers and educators valuable data for assessing the impact of these changes and for making student-focused decisions. The experience in Tennessee and other states makes clear that what is measured matters. As Congress works on reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), it is important to provide flexibility to states and equally important to ensure a reliable mechanism for tracking progress on academic achievement.
February 23rd, 2015 by SCORE
The Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) has announced the launch of a new program, the Hope Street Group Tennessee State Teacher Fellowship, to elevate educator voices and improve teacher leadership opportunities. TDOE is partnering with Hope Street Group, TEA, and SCORE to bring the program to the state.
January 16th, 2015 by SCORE
The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) has released the 2014-15 State of Education in Tennessee report, a comprehensive review of Tennessee’s recent work to improve K-12 student academic achievement that identifies four priorities for public education in 2015.