10 education laws taking effect July 1 in Tennessee, literacy initiative is in jeopardy and how to decrease student absenteeism


What We Are Read­ing Ten­nessee From civics to vap­ing, here are 10 edu­ca­tion laws tak­ing effect July 1 in Ten­nessee … Con­tin­ue read­ing 10 edu­ca­tion laws tak­ing effect July 1 in Ten­nessee, lit­er­a­cy ini­tia­tive is in jeop­ardy and how to decrease stu­dent absen­teeism

Census’ Citizenship Question, The Other Segregation and Commissioner Schwinn’s Inner Circle


What We Are Read­ing Nation­al K-12 Aid at Stake in Suit Over Cen­sus’ Cit­i­zen­ship Ques­tion, Edu­ca­tion Week The Oth­er Seg­re­ga­tion, The … Con­tin­ue read­ing Cen­sus’ Cit­i­zen­ship Ques­tion, The Oth­er Seg­re­ga­tion and Com­mis­sion­er Schwinn’s Inner Cir­cle

Commissioner Schwinn on school turnaround, principal quality and the cult of homework


What We Are Read­ing Ten­nessee Com­mis­sion­er Schwinn Dis­cuss­es Account­abil­i­ty in School Turn­around Chalk­beat Are Ten­nessee schools plac­ing weak­er teach­ers in non-test­ed … Con­tin­ue read­ing Com­mis­sion­er Schwinn on school turn­around, prin­ci­pal qual­i­ty and the cult of home­work

L.A.‘s teachers got what they wanted, school vouchers and a plan to increase college graduation rates


What We Are Read­ing The U.S. Teach­ing Pop­u­la­tion Is Get­ting Big­ger, and More Female The Atlantic L.A.’s Teach­ers Got What They … Con­tin­ue read­ing L.A.‘s teach­ers got what they want­ed, school vouch­ers and a plan to increase col­lege grad­u­a­tion rates

Governor Haslam’s Education Legacy, the Mobility and Retention of Black Teachers and DACA Students Continue to Advocate


What We Are Read­ing Ten­nessee The Ten­nessean released a com­pre­hen­sive series of arti­cles exam­in­ing the chal­lenges fac­ing Ten­nessee grads in … Con­tin­ue read­ing Gov­er­nor Haslam’s Edu­ca­tion Lega­cy, the Mobil­i­ty and Reten­tion of Black Teach­ers and DACA Stu­dents Con­tin­ue to Advo­cate

Tennessee hits highest graduation rate for second year in a row and why millions of teens can’t finish their homework


What We Are Read­ing Ten­nessee Ten­nessee stu­dents improve slight­ly on ACT in a year when nation­al scores back­slide Chalk­beat Ten­nessee hits … Con­tin­ue read­ing Ten­nessee hits high­est grad­u­a­tion rate for sec­ond year in a row and why mil­lions of teens can’t fin­ish their home­work

Improving schools, why student assessments are essential and books for Hispanic Heritage Month and beyond


Stu­dent assess­ments like TNReady are essen­tial The Ten­nessean Ten­nesseans large­ly sup­port strength­en­ing ear­ly edu­ca­tion, poll shows The Ten­nessean Rethink­ing What Gift­ed … Con­tin­ue read­ing Improv­ing schools, why stu­dent assess­ments are essen­tial and books for His­pan­ic Her­itage Mon­th and beyond