Tennessee

Better educator quality and turning around schools are key elements of the reform plan that made the state one of just two first-round winners.
April 7, 2010 | Updated: May 6, 2016 – Education Week
Federal grants to Delaware and Tennessee set the dynamic for the next round of funding decisions.
April 7, 2010 | Updated: May 6, 2016 – Education Week
The effort to help fix Cameron Middle School could be part of a model for turning around Tennessee’s most troubled schools.
February 10, 2010 – Education Week
Legislation approved in 2008 authorizes a course for a "nonsectarian, nonreligious academic study of the Bible" in public schools.
February 10, 2010 – Education Week
The proposal to require up to half of teacher evaluations and tenure decisions to be based on student test scores cleared the Senate Education Committee.
January 20, 2010 – Education Week
Budget pressures have forced Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen to abandon plans to increase the lottery-scholarship awards for community college students.
January 6, 2010 – Education Week
Each will receive $50,000 from the governors’ group to help find ways to keep students in school and bring back those who left.
January 5, 2010 – Education Week

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