Tennessee Department of Education

Scores rise across all subjects and grades, largely returning to pre-COVID levels, but disparities persist
With more legal challenges pending, ‘there can’t be any steps going forward,’ Gov. Lee concedes
The $20 million center will centralize and strengthen the state’s 65 existing “grow your own” teacher preparation programs.
Here is everything you need to know about how critical race theory has shaped the Tennessee curriculum debate up to this point — and what may be on the horizon.
The state’s voucher program for students with disabilities could double in size.
The plan would include $6.6 billion for per-pupil funding for all public school students and $1.8 billion for students needing extra support.
Tennessee Gov. proposes $1 billion more for K-12 education and a new institute to fight “anti-American thought” in higher education in his annual budget.
The researcher behind Tennessee’s pre-K study wants to rethink public preschool. Others say not so fast.
The proposal would target districts that don’t offer 180 days of annual in-person instruction beginning Sept. 1, 2022
A blueprint to revamp education funding appears to align with Gov. Bill Lee’s pledge to consider each student’s needs. But how much more money would be added?
Education is expected to be front and center again — with K-12 funding reform at the top of the list
The findings, released Monday and mirroring national research, raise important questions about the reliability and fairness of the state’s teacher evaluation system.
The schools rejoining Shelby County Schools generally have continued to languish academically under state control.
The hire is considered key to jump-starting Tennessee’s school improvement work
State education officials are reviewing the public school funding formula for the first time in 30 years
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