Post Tagged with: "Tennessee Education"

Teachers are saying in a new study from Vanderbilt that they are less receptive to Common Core standards in their classrooms. Credit: alamosbasement via Flickr

Survey Says Common Core Support Drops Drastically Among Tennessee Teachers

September 24, 2014 at 4:03 pm

Teacher opinion of Common Core education standards has declined since this time last year.

After a Farmers Insurance luncheon Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Bill Haslam told WPLN there will be lots of topics discussed at his education summit Thursday. He gave no specifics. Credit: Emily R. West.

Unclear If Common Core Will Be Discussed At Gov. Haslam’s Education Summit, But Protests Still Planned

September 17, 2014 at 3:55 pm

The governor’s office would not provide any specific details of topics or potential speakers on the agenda for Gov. Bill Haslam’s education summit this week.

Virtual Academy Contrite About Poor Math Scores

January 30, 2013 at 5:01 am

An online public school enrolling thousands of students across Tennessee once again faced scrutiny from state lawmakers Tuesday. The virtual school based in Union County uses curriculum developed by a for-profit company called K12 Inc. The school’s standardized test scores have been some of the lowest in the state.

Capitol Hill Conversation: Collective Bargaining Compromise

March 21, 2011 at 5:25 am

House Republicans have backed off of stripping Tennessee teachers of their collective bargaining rights. WPLN’s Jacqueline Fellows and Joe White explain the newest proposal.