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December 22, 2016
Embracing the elephant in the room: How educators approach race in the classroom
A difficult national conversation about race and privilege unfolded this year in public school classrooms across the country.
November 23, 2016
From ‘passionate’ hands-on advocate’ to ‘everything Donald Trump said is wrong in America’: The education world reacts to Betsy DeVos
What does the education world think about Betsy DeVos, the Michigan philanthropist and voucher advocate whom Donald Trump picked as his education secretary nominee?
November 23, 2016
Trump ed sec pick Betsy DeVos on the Common Core: ‘I am not a supporter — period’
Betsy DeVos wants to clear something up: She definitely doesn’t like the Common Core standards.
December 3, 2015
Nashville mayor names Laura Ashley Moore as education liaison
Mayor Megan Barry, who has pledged to make public education a top priority, appoints a local chamber official as her point person on education.
Leaders in Learning
October 26, 2015
2015 SCORE Prize honors schools, districts in Memphis, Nashville, Trousdale County
Public schools are honored as winners of the fifth annual SCORE Prize for being leaders in student learning in Tennessee.
October 6, 2015
Tennessee ed leader reappointed to board overseeing The Nation’s Report Card
State Board of Education Chairman B. Fielding Rolston is reappointed to the board that helps set policy for the National Assessment of Educational Progress.
July 16, 2015
Find your school’s 2015 science and social studies scores
The 2015 results provide the first year-to-year comparisons of student performance on the science and social studies tests. Both sets of tests were new in 2014.
June 2, 2015
Nashville education ‘idea festival’ draws 700 people
Leaders of a public-private initiative to reimagine K-12 public schools in Nashville want to build on the momentum of their first big gathering.
May 28, 2015
SCORE selects 26 teachers for Tennessee Educator Fellowship
The State Collaborative on Reforming Education announces the selection of 26 teachers for the 2015-16 class of the Tennessee Educator Fellowship.
March 20, 2015
Weekend Reading: Should elementary school students have homework?
A roundup of education stories from across the nation
February 4, 2015
Sen. Lamar Alexander: Let parents choose best school options for their children
A longtime proponent of school choice, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander calls for more federal programs that give parents the opportunity to choose schools they think best fit their children.
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