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

Mansouri On TCAP Results: Students Are Going To Need A Lot Of Extra Support

NASHVILLE – The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) has released the following statement from President and CEO David Mansouri about the 2020-21 TCAP results: The Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) results from the tests administered last spring give teachers, families, and education advocates fresh information about where students stand academically after an extraordinary school year….

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SCORE Releases Recommendations To Increase Postsecondary Completion

NASHVILLE – The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) today released Going Higher: Recommendations For Increasing Postsecondary Completion And Student Success In Tennessee, a report that examines Tennessee’s previous work to increase postsecondary degrees and offers strategies for helping more students who enter higher education to complete their degree or credential.  Citing the economic, racial, and geographical barriers to higher education that exist…

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Mansouri: Reopening In-Person Learning Helps Students, Families

NASHVILLE – The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) today released this statement from President and CEO David Mansouri regarding the Metro Nashville Public Schools announcement of a plan to resume in-person classes: While some children have done well with learning virtually, research and data show that many other students have struggled academically and socially….

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Mansouri: Governor’s Proposal Would Swiftly Deal With Big Education Challenges

NASHVILLE – The State Collaborative on Reforming Education today released this statement from President and CEO David Mansouri about Governor Lee’s package of legislative proposals for the special session on education that begins next week: Tennessee’s K-12 education priorities this year are clear: early literacy, rapid educational recovery from the pandemic, and data to understand…

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Mansouri: We Applaud Governor Lee, Legislative Leaders For Putting Education At Front Of Agenda

NASHVILLE – The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) today released the following statement from President and CEO David Mansouri about Governor Lee’s announcement of an education-focused special session of the General Assembly in January: SCORE thinks comprehensive state action is needed in 2021 to address the urgent challenge of helping student learning, especially early…

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SCORE Calls For Administering Assessment In 2020-21. Survey Finds Tennessee Parents Agree.

NASHVILLE – The State Collaborative on Reforming Assessment (SCORE) has released the following statement from President and CEO David Mansouri regarding Gov. Bill Lee’s announcement that the state will conduct statewide assessment this school year. The statement also shares findings from a SCORE poll conducted October 8-11 asking parents for their views of state assessment…

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SCORE Announces Fifth Cohort Of Complete Tennessee Leadership Institute

NASHVILLE – The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) has invited 30 leaders from across higher education, K-12 education, government, business and industry, and nonprofits to participate in the next cohort of the Complete Tennessee Leadership Institute (CTLI). By 2025, at least half of the jobs in Tennessee will require some type of postsecondary credential, according to data from the…

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SCORE Sets Four Priorities For Tennessee Student Success In K-12, Postsecondary Education, And Career

NASHVILLE – The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) has released priorities and action steps for improving student outcomes in Tennessee in a new report, Expanding Student Success: 2020 State Of Education In Tennessee. SCORE, a nonpartisan education policy and advocacy nonprofit founded by Senator Bill Frist, M.D., this year broadened its annual State of…

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SCORE Announces Fourth Cohort Of Complete Tennessee Leadership Institute

The Hunt Institute, SCORE Partner To Support Learning Experience NASHVILLE – The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) has selected 29 leaders from higher education, K-12 education, government, business and industry, and nonprofits for the next cohort of the Complete Tennessee Leadership Institute (CTLI). Since 2016, the Complete Tennessee Leadership Institute has been strengthening leadership…

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