Last week, the Metro Nashville Public School Board voted against the interests of families who want the option of a high-quality public educational choice by denying the reauthorization of Rocketship... more
School choice is a big umbrella, let’s make som...
This week, Governor Bill Lee is unveiling his plan for a statewide expansion of the 2019 Education Savings Account (ESA) pilot program to offer publicly funded scholarships to eligible students... more
Some states have stopped providing School Lette...
When the Tennessee Department of Education rolls out its School Letter Grades dashboard next month our state will be joining a dozen others that provide the public with an A-F letter grade measuring... more
School Letter Grades are coming. Misconceptions...
The Tennessee Department of Education’s upcoming rollout of School Letter Grades has many parents, teachers, and administrators waiting in anticipation to see how their school measures up to other... more
The Tennessee Ready Graduate Indicator should b...
In 2016, Tennessee created the Ready Graduate Indicator as part of its compliance with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act The indicator is a powerful accountability tool that keeps parents and... more
Public charter schools are facing a facilities ...
Tennessee is currently home to more than 100 public charter schools serving a diverse population that exceeds 40,000 students Many of these schools continue to put up impressive achievement and... more
School Letter Grades should fairly assess stude...
In 2016 the Tennessee General Assembly passed a new state law that mandated the Tennessee Department of Education to create a school rating system on an A-F scale This rating system essentially... more
Public Charter Schools Can Boost Revenue and Im...
This year, school districts in Tennessee witnessed a notable rise in applications to start Career and Technical Education (CTE) focused public charter schools Of the 14 charter applications districts... more