THE DAY AFTER What did teachers and students have to say as they walked into Nashville and Memphis classrooms the day after such an unprecedented election? Chalkbeat, The Commercial Appeal, WSMV-TV

ASD COPYCAT Tennessee’s school turnaround leader weighs in on Georgia’s rebuff of similar model. Chalkbeat

SPEAKING OUT Here’s a glimpse of what the day looked like on social media from teachers and education leaders who’ve begun to share their thoughts on the election publicly. Chalkbeat

VP PENCE Could Donald Trump put Mike Pence in charge of education policy as VP? Here’s his Indiana education record. Chalkbeat

TRUMP POLICY Opinion: The mystery of President-elect Donald J. Trump and his education agenda: “There’s not much more.” TheHechinger Report

QUEEN OF BOOKS Miss Tennessee Grace Burgess shares her love of literacy with Jackson students. The Jackson Sun

AWARDS ON AWARDS Maury County’s Elementary School teacher of the year has also been selected as October’s recipient of the Amazing Teacher Award. Columbia Daily Herald

TENNESSEE POSITIVITY Opinion: Gov. Haslam has led Tennessee through a period of terrific economic growth, inspirational education reform and a renewed focus on service in state government. The Tennessean

NO SCORES Opinion: The Knox County Board of Education is right to request that scores this year not be used in teacher evaluations. Knoxville News Sentinel