Tennessee Department of Education

But up to 60% of third graders could be at risk of being held back as a stricter reading law kicks in.
Testing do-overs, appeals, summer learning camps come next for struggling readers who want to avoid retention
Former Bush administration official will become the first Hispanic American to hold the post.
After Senate balks, House agrees to limit expansion to Chattanooga-based Hamilton County Schools.
GOP lawmakers move quickly to expand Gov. Bill Lee’s education savings account program.
5 questions with an education leader about the law’s rollout as high-stakes testing is set to begin
The measure would widen reading test criteria for retention but keep the state in control of those decisions.
Schwinn says salary leap would be ‘game changer’ to recruit and retain educators
Three-year-old legal battle continues, even as applications are approved
State considers eligibility criteria that could exclude student poverty levels
Though he offered few specifics, Lee said he plans to build on his education agenda of the last four years
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.
Plaintiffs challenge speedy rollout, among other things
Some balk over state guidance suggesting that they catalog their classroom collections
‘I’m ready to share our stories,’ says Melissa Collins, the state’s new chief education ambassador
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