Education is changing daily in Tennessee, and SCORE communicates regularly about these developments with stakeholders, educators, parents, and the public at large.

Three Important Themes From The Future Ready Summit

The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) recently convened the Future Ready Summit: Helping Students Discover Successful Routes To College, Career & Opportunity. Participants from across the state and country explored how Tennessee can adopt innovative practices and use policy levers to ensure that our students are prepared for success in the jobs of their choice. Dr. Tunisha Hobson, a Tennessee educator, shares her three key takeaways from her day at the summit.

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A Key Next Step: Strengthening The Connection Between K-12, Higher Education, And The Workforce

The 21st century workforce is rapidly changing, and Tennessee students deserve a bright future with the opportunity to obtain a high-quality job that leads to economic prosperity. In the last decade, Tennessee K-12 education policy has been guided by one primary goal: Every student must graduate ready for postsecondary education, entry into the workforce, or…

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Letter From Jamie Woodson: A Pause On Student Assessment? A Big Step Back For Students.

Dear Friends, Tennessee has long believed that an annual statewide assessment is central to student achievement growth. When Tennessee aligned annual assessment with our high academic standards, we saw unprecedented growth in student achievement. Recently, we have been discouraged by calls to pause or stop Tennessee’s annual assessment. Although there have been significant challenges, now…

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