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.
2017 State Legislative Priorities High Academic Standards -Support rigorous K-12 academic standards that create high expectations for students and that better prepare them for post-secondary or career options. Fewer, but Better Aligned Tests -Support an assessment aligned with the state’s Read More
Tennesseans for Student Success today announced the results of their issue advocacy and voter identification work throughout the state. A non-profit dedicated to making sure every student has an equal opportunity to succeed, a strong focus of their 2016 work Read More
Tennesseans for Student Success today joins parents, teachers, students, community leaders, and elected officials in celebrating another indicator of success in Tennessee’s classrooms. Called “the Nation’s report card,” the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) measures student achievement in key Read More
A measure of success in a high-quality education is that students are prepared to smoothly transition into the next phase of their lives. Today’s ACT results show that in a year when more students than ever have taken the exam, Read More
For many, August is a time to get back in the swing of things, set goals, and hit the ground running. We’ve done just that these last few weeks and before Tennesseans went to the polls, we spent the summer 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