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

The Big Payback: Donate To SCORE To Support The SCORE Prize And Celebrate Schools Improving Outcomes For Students

 For the first time, the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) will participate in The Big Payback, an annual day of giving to nonprofits based in Middle Tennessee, to encourage community support and engagement in the SCORE Prize. The SCORE Prize identifies and honors the Tennessee public schools and school districts that are rising…

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Letter From Jamie Woodson: Empowering Educators To Become The Advocates Tennessee Students Need

Dear Friends, Whenever I spend time with the Tennessee Educator Fellows, their passion and commitment to achieve great things for their students always impresses me. Each cohort of educators astounds me with their thoughtful reflections and drive to become the advocates their students need. Right now the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) is accepting…

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What Educators Gain From The Tennessee Educator Fellowship: Strength, Confidence, And Impact

Lifting Tennessee students to be among the best in the nation cannot occur without empowering Tennessee educators to be advocates for their students and profession. The Tennessee Educator Fellowship is an opportunity for passionate educators to find and use their voice on behalf of their students. Three fellows in this year’s cohort share what they…

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My Expanded Role As A School Counselor To Ensure Excellence For All

Within my small Title 1 elementary school in East Tennessee there are numerous professionals working daily to meet the multitude of needs of our students. Our team includes a principal, associate principal, classroom teachers, special education teachers, related arts teachers, interventionists, an English language learner specialist, a family liaison, a variety of therapists including speech,…

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