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State Board of Education Votes to Adopt Common Core Standards

August 2, 2010 at 3:07 pm

Tennessee education leaders are preparing to tweak the academic standards for the state’s students, even as they finish implementing the latest set of changes. The new standards will align Tennessee more closely with the rest of the country.

State Board of Education Approves Benchmark Shift

July 29, 2010 at 2:56 pm

Last year, elementary schools needed 86 percent of students to make the grade in math. This year, they’ll only need 20 percent to reach proficiency. There will be similar changes at every grade level and subject area.

Tennessee Students’ Test Scores Disproportionately High

June 17, 2009 at 5:13 am

A new education study reinforces the notion that Tennessee’s standardized tests aren’t tough enough.