We hope you’ll join us in one of our Coalitions for Student Success. Our students are more prepared for their next steps than they have ever been before. Tennessee’s kids are now better prepared for life after school, but there is more work to be done. We need your help as we all work to spread the message of student success in counties and communities across the state.
NASHVILLE – Tennesseans for Student Success today announced the winners of Tristar Reads, an annual contest to encourage students across the Volunteer State to read for at least 20 minutes a day during the summer break. A $1000 scholarship will be Read More
Don’t be discouraged – our students, teachers, parents, and all those involved in Team Classroom are on the right path. Last week, the Department of Education released the 2017 TNReady results. If you’ve been a Tennessean for Student Success for Read More
“Today’s TNReady results highlight the work ahead for all those involved in Team Classroom. “The good news – 79% of our students have mastered, are on track, or are approaching where they need to be in English Language Arts. Read More
Great things are happening in Tennessee’s schools. Governor Haslam announced the 2016-2017 graduation rate was a record-high 89.1 percent. What’s more, 56% of districts saw their graduation rates increase, 13 districts improved graduation rates by 5 points of more, and Read More
Two weeks ago, Tennessee’s Department of Education released more information on what our high school students are learning and where they are finding success. In case you missed the coverage on the news, we wanted to share our statement here: Read More
Adam Lister serves as president of Tennesseans for Student Success. Having developed a deep passion for improving public education throughout his career, Adam joined the organization in December 2015 to lead its work to continue to support the policies that led Tennessee to become that fastest improving state in the nation in education. Prior to becoming president, Adam served as Vice President of Policy for the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce where he directed the public policy and government relations initiatives of the Chamber, including the passage of the state’s For-Profit Benefit Corporation Act, which has since become a national model for philanthropically-motivated businesses.
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Tennesseans for Student Success
Nashville, TN 37219