July 14th, 2016 by Jamie Woodson
By sharing the best ideas from some of the best educators at the SCORE Prize Summit: Strategies for Student Success, we hope to illuminate proven approaches for greater student achievement and to unleash innovative thinking for new ways to accelerate the progress.
July 11th, 2016 by Elizabeth Vincent
A report on formative assessment practice in classrooms recently released by Education First focuses on three different urban districts—Austin Independent School District (AISD), Denver Public Schools (DPS), and Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS). Several important findings in the report have implications for Tennessee, particularly related to the 2015-16 State of Education in Tennessee recommendations to implement rigorous, aligned assessments that produce the best data possible and to empower teachers to ensure the best outcomes for students.
July 6th, 2016 by Peter Tang
Peter Tang leads SCORE’s Tennessee Educator Fellowship, a program that helps elevate teacher voice in Tennessee. This program’s impact is far-reaching, as teachers from across the state learn tools to impact and continue to influence policy conversation. This year, the program was expanded, almost doubling in size. The SCORE Sheet asked Peter to tell us more about the Fellowship’s work, what it has accomplished and where it’s headed. Here are his thoughts and insights.