• Education A Decisive Issue In Tennessee Race For Governor, SCORE Poll Finds

    September 10th, 2018 by

    Education ranks among the most important issues for Tennesseans who are likely to vote in the November election for governor, according to a statewide poll released by SCORE. One-third of voters said education is an important issue in deciding their vote for governor. When asked to be more specific, 25 percent of education-focused voters zeroed in on providing a high-quality education for students.

  • SCORE Statement On Tennessee Pathways Announcement

    July 12th, 2018 by

    NASHVILLE – The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) has released this statement from SCORE Director of Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness Samantha Gutter about today’s announcement that Tennessee Pathways is…

  • SCORE Selects 37 Educators For 2018-19 Tennessee Educator Fellowship

    May 17th, 2018 by

    Thirty-seven educators have been selected for the 2018-19 class of the Tennessee Educator Fellowship. The Tennessee Educator Fellowship is a yearlong program that helps teachers, school counselors, and librarians learn about education policy and equips them to advocate for their students and their profession.

  • Woodson: Statewide Assessment Improvements Must Begin With What Is Best For Students

    May 14th, 2018 by

    There is no question that this year’s TNReady testing was marked by challenges for many students, teachers, and school leaders. Because much of the statewide discussion about these problems has centered on the impact on adults, it is time to refocus attention on the most important question: “What is best for Tennessee students?” From that perspective, statewide assessment has significant value.

  • SCORE Statement On 2017 NAEP Results

    April 10th, 2018 by

    Tennessee has sustained most of the state’s previous academic gains on the new Nation’s Report Card. While Tennessee remains among the states that have made the most progress since 2011, our students are not yet performing at the high levels Tennesseans want.

  • SCORE To Invest In Tennessee School Leadership Initiative

    March 20th, 2018 by

    School leaders who can skillfully lead learning and people are essential for driving bigger and faster academic gains for Tennessee students. The Tennessee new leader fellowships SCORE will be investing in will expand access to high-quality preparation and opportunities to learn on the job in schools with strong support systems like residencies and mentor relationships.

  • Survey: Tennessee Voters Name Education As Decisive Issue In Governor’s Race

    January 26th, 2018 by

    Tennesseans who are likely to vote in this year’s gubernatorial primaries identify education as their top issue in casting a ballot for governor, according to a statewide survey.

  • SCORE Report Sets 5 New Priorities For Improving Student Achievement Through 2025

    November 29th, 2017 by

    The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) today released a new report with five strategic priorities for continuing Tennessee’s unprecedented progress in student achievement through the year 2025. The report,…

  • Jamie Woodson: Approved Tennessee Succeeds Plan Advances Tennessee-Specific Solutions For Students

    August 30th, 2017 by

    The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) has released the following statement from Executive Chairman and CEO Jamie Woodson about approval from the U.S. Department of Education for Tennessee’s Every Student Succeeds Act plan.

  • Tennessee Voters Show Wide Support For Education Reform Issues In Statewide Survey

    August 1st, 2017 by

    A survey of likely voters in Tennessee’s 2018 gubernatorial primaries shows that education reform measures have broad support among Republicans and Democrats and that voters rank improving the quality of education as one of the top issues for the next governor.

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).