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

Building More Seamless Pathways Between K-12 And Higher Ed

Building a strong, interconnected set of policies is essential to ensuring learners have on and off ramps for their educational to career journeys. Earlier this year, SCORE served on ExcelinEd’s Advisory Committee for Pathways Matter, a resource that outlines a continuum of 20 key policies that policymakers and systems leaders can use to think about what education to workforce policies exist in their state and what policies are necessary to create a robust learner continuum for all students.


2021 Education Priorities: A Progress Report On COVID-19 Response

With the first session of the 112th General Assembly now closed, it’s the perfect time to reflect on progress made in each of the four priority areas outlined in SCORE’s 2021 State of Education Report. One priority — to recover and reorient education systems in response to COVID-19 — was addressed during a January special session with the General Assembly passing legislation to extend learning time for students, ensure the state collects comparable summative state assessment data, and stabilize funding.