Education report lauds Tennessee for strides made with Race to the Top grant

High points in second year of grant include meeting aggressive timeline to show teachers students’ test scores More

MNPS only TN district in running for new Race to the Top funds

Metro one of 61 finalists seeking portion of $400M in federal awards for innovation to drive student performance   More

State tight-lipped on deferral of charter school proposal

Commissioner who pushed charter takeover of public middle school waiting for school board to take up issue again in two weeks More
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State education officials reviewing contract of standardized testing company

Education contractor criticized for potentially mishandling students’ personal information More
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Tennessee a finalist for Race to the Top education funding

State among 16 finalists for chunk of the $4 billion in federal funds  More
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Educators learning proactive approaches to school discipline

Two-day conference offers guidance to rookies and veterans More

Metro passes NCLB laws for first time in six years

Register will meet with members of the press early this afternoon. More
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State, Republics at odds over ramifications of pre-K funding moves

Education commissioner asks lawmakers to reject what he considers efforts to diminish funding More
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DOE Commish calls on lawmakers to reject Pre-K cuts

Webb denounces Republican efforts in the state Senate to diminish funding for pre-kindergarten. More

State report predicts college preparedness with sixth-grade test data

Tennessee Diploma Project will ramp up curriculum standards statewide in the next few years More
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