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Who will be Tennessee’s next education chief? Gov.-elect Bill Lee is getting lots of advice
The Republican businessman is looking for the right fit to lead his vision for Tennessee schools.
October 24, 2018
Tennessee has big gaps in school technology access, but no extra money. Here’s Haslam’s plan.
Gov. Bill Haslam unveils a program to help school districts access and purchase computers, laptops, and other devices.
September 10, 2018
Murfreesboro director named Tennessee superintendent of the year
Linda Gilbert will represent the state at a national competition in 2019.
July 18, 2018
Tennessee will release TNReady test scores on Thursday. Here are five things to know.
This will be the biggest single-day release of state scores since the TNReady era began three years ago.
June 14, 2018
Will third time be a charm? Tennessee searches again for online testing company
After another bumpy year, the state will seek proposals from one or more companies to take over TNReady testing in the 2019-20 school year.
change of plans
June 11, 2018
With A-F grades off the table, Tennessee gets creative about rating its schools under federal law
Days of online testing problems this spring forced officials to toss out a new A-F grading system to rate the state's 1,700-plus public schools.
April 20, 2018
Four reasons Tennessee likely won’t go back to paper testing
In short, reverting to pencil-and-paper tests would be akin to ordering iPhone users to go back to flip phones. It almost certainly won’t happen.
September 11, 2017
Maryville leader named Tennessee’s Superintendent of the Year
Mike Winstead of Maryville City Schools will now represent the state in the national superintendents competition.
September 13, 2016
Memphis-area school leader named Tennessee’s Superintendent of the Year
David Stephens of Bartlett City Schools is honored by the Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents.
September 15, 2015
Williamson County leader chosen Tennessee’s 2016 Superintendent of the Year
Williamson County's Mike Looney will represent Tennessee in the National Superintendent of the Year competition.
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