May 31st, 2013

News Releases

  • 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.

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