ELECTION DAY Video: Watch what students at W.H. Brewster Elementary School in Memphis have to say about the presidential election process. Chalkbeat

SCORES IN The vast majority of Tennessee’s public high school students are not prepared for college, based on scores from Tennessee’s new standardized test, TNReady. Chalkbeat, The Tennessean, WTVC-TVThe Chattanoogan, WATE-TV

DISCIPLINE Some Nashville schools move toward restorative practices in schools under the PASSAGE initiative, which stands for Positive and Safe Schools Advancing Greater Equity. The Tennessean, Chalkbeat

TN PROMISE The state’s free community college program drew more than 60,000 students who enrolled by last week’s deadline – a record number in the program’s third year. Knoxville News Sentinel, Chalkbeat

NEW CHARTER A local couple hopes to open an all-boys charter school to serve Chattanooga’s poorest. Chattanooga Times Free Press

WANTING GAINS Efforts are underway in Sullivan County schools to improve literacy and math in the elementary grades. Kingsport Times News

SPOTLIGHT NEEDED Opinion: Memphis immigrants’ youngsters reflect a national need. The Commercial Appeal

STRUGGLING SCHOOLS Teachers unions fight to save Georgia’s ‘Dropout Factories.’ The Wall Street Journal

ASD ANSWERS Two Nashville school board members recently cautioned Georgia voters on supporting the Opportunity School District proposal based on their views of Tennessee’s Achievement School District. The ASD’s leader, Malika Anderson, now pens her own letter. Education Post