But up to 60% of third graders could be at risk of being held back as a stricter reading law kicks in.
The definition was the most pressing question lingering as thousands of students head to summer school
Testing do-overs, appeals, summer learning camps come next for struggling readers who want to avoid retention
The measure would widen reading test criteria for retention but keep the state in control of those decisions.
Tennessee legislative leader wants to widen reading test criteria for determining third-grade retention
House Education Committee Chairman Mark White wants the state to consider more than TCAP test results
Holding back third graders who aren’t deemed proficient remains a sticking point
Teachers’ personal libraries were not the law’s intent, says lawmaker
Summer camps and tutoring are popular, but holding students back because of a test score is not
Promising Futures would tap sports betting tax revenues
Third grade retention policy, private school vouchers, and a teacher shortage are among the priorities
Grim results come in spite of early pandemic investments in tutoring and summer learning
Laurie Cardoza-Moore’s term extension comes as the commission’s work expands.
Some balk over state guidance suggesting that they catalog their classroom collections
Tennessee bill could subject school librarians with criminal penalties over books deemed obscene by local boards.
During the last week of Women’s History Month and year-round, educators and parents can celebrate authors, stories, and heroines that illuminate the richness of Tennessee culture.
Gov. Lee wants more scrutiny of school libraries, but others say the push is unnecessary and politically motivated.
Librarians are pushing back, calling the proposal unnecessary and unconstitutional.
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