A study conducted by Vanderbilt University researchers found academic gains achieved by students in Tennessee pre-K classrooms began to fade out by first grade and vanished by third grade.
A state takeover of a local school district takes away the voice of the taxpayers and parents and it’s questionable (at best) they even work.
Data Quality Campaign reports there are 238 bills related to education data in state legislatures this year so far, and less than a third (70) have anything to do with protecting student data privacy.
Karen Effrem: Congratulations to activists and legislators in Tennessee for standing up to social emotional learning (SEL) national heavyweight CASEL.
Tennessee’s new academic standards should not be considered a victory for opponents of Common Core as they just approved a rebrand of the standards.
Tennessee experienced an online testing meltdown yesterday as they roled out their new online test – TNReady developed by Measurement, Inc.
Obion County Schools blocks Tennessee State Representative Andy Holt (R-Dresden) from taking the standardized ELA assessment at Hillcrest Elementary School.
Yesterday the Tennessee House votes 97 to 0 to pass HB 1035, a bill that would replace the Common Core State Standards by the 2017-2018 school year. Here is the bill’s summary in full: AMENDMENT #1 rewrites this bill and requires the state board of education to implement a process whereby the set of standards […]
The Washington Post gives a preview of state house fights over Common Core that are on the horizon after the GOP wave. Strategists involved in the state-by-state fight against the national K-12 math and reading benchmarks say conservative legislators will introduce or have introduced legislation in dozens of states that will target individual components of […]
A poll conducted by Vanderbilt University found that a plurality of Tennessee voters were less that impressed with the Common Core State Standards.