Education commissioner proposes tweak to teacher evaluation system

Move aims to make evaluation timeline more flexible More

Amid pushback, new teacher evaluation system has ally in Jesse Register

State’s new system has classroom leaders concerned for themselves and their students More

State education head releases four-priorities strategic plan

Huffman wants Tennessee to be 'the fastest-improving state in the nation'  More

Metro students' ACT scores abysmal — again

Report reveals wide achievement gap between white, black students; Metro scores lower than state average More

State's 2007 error, since fixed, altered Metro schools' standing

Register says Metro’s No Child Left Behind status underscores law's potentially inherent flaws More

Haslam asks Obama team to waive federal No Child Left Behind standards for state

Education commissioner says annual yearly progress no longer 'a gauge' More

Questions linger about teachers’ union morale after devastating legislative session

TEA head says educators are 'ticked off'; Haslam somewhat distances himself from fellow Republicans More

Early 2011 TCAP results show state outperforming Metro

District still trails the state average in all four tested subject areas despite advances More

New education commissioner brings strong credentials, some critics, to position

Former Teach for America exec Kevin Huffman will focus on, among others, Race to the Top, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation More

Teach for America leader named state education commissioner

Huffman declines to discuss teachers' union collective bargaining rights issue More
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