This year’s ‘priority’ designation won’t carry its usual high stakes
Who will be tested, and on what? We address these and other common questions.
Education is expected to be front and center again — with K-12 funding reform at the top of the list
Most impacted schools will see slight increases, officials say
The General Assembly approved emergency legislation Thursday to drop state testing requirements and waive the mandated 180 days of classroom instruction.
Sweeping Tennessee legislation filed to drop TNReady tests, allow fewer instructional days as schools close due to COVID-19
Lawmakers file a proposal to drop state testing and waive the required 180 days of classroom instruction this year.
Governor urges all Tennessee schools to close as coronavirus spreads; Schwinn seeks federal waivers on TNReady testing
Gov. Bill Lee on Monday urged all Tennessee districts to shutter their schools “as soon as practically possible” for the rest of the month to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.
Gov. Bill Lee’s administration leaves it up to the legislature to decide about TNReady.
Three years of technical problems and controversy surrounding the testing program don’t appear to have dampened Tennesseans’ support for annual tests.
Leaders with Pearson Inc. have been crisscrossing Tennessee as the testing giant takes over the job of managing standardized testing for almost a million of the state’s public school students.
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