• Parents As Literacy Partners

    October 5th, 2018 by

    In spring 2018, Trousdale and Sullivan County Schools surveyed parents regarding their child’s early literacy instruction. Parents have an intimate view of their child’s literacy progress and needs, but their voice is easy to overlook. Leaders from these two districts share what they learned from parents and why they prioritized hearing their feedback.

  • Guidance For Implementing High-Quality Instructional Materials

    October 2nd, 2018 by

    LIFT districts have seen exciting early progress through the implementation of high-quality instructional materials and have worked to capture their learnings in their recently released Instructional Materials Implementation Guidebook. The guidebook seeks to summarize the initial learnings of the LIFT districts while providing a blueprint for other districts undertaking the difficult work of rolling out high-quality, aligned instructional materials.

  • Future Ready Summit: Helping Students Discover Successful Routes to College, Career & Opportunity

    October 1st, 2018 by

    The Future Ready Summit on October 18 in Nashville will explore how Tennessee can adopt innovative practices and use policy levers to prepare every student to make the most of postsecondary opportunities that lead to a successful future.

  • Why The ACT Retake Is An Important Opportunity For All High School Seniors

    October 1st, 2018 by

    The ACT is one of the most important college-ready indicators that we use for our students in Lenoir City. In Tennessee, we have the tremendous opportunity to provide a free retake to all public high school seniors who took the ACT for the first time as a junior.

The SCORE Sheet is the online conversation on public education reform in Tennessee and is hosted by SCORE. The blog mirrors SCORE’s collaborative nature and features contributors from Tennessee and across the country including students, parents, teachers, policymakers, community groups, and members of SCORE’s team. Regardless of perspective, contributors share a common goal: that every child graduates from high school prepared for college or the workforce.

Posts on The SCORE Sheet are the opinions of the individual contributors and are not necessarily reflective of the opinions and positions of the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE).