Education is expected to be front and center again — with K-12 funding reform at the top of the list
The General Assembly approved emergency legislation Thursday to drop state testing requirements and waive the mandated 180 days of classroom instruction.
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.
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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