Tennessee Has Submitted Our Final ESSA Plan
2017 Educator Survey
Positive Statewide Momentum in First Year of Read to be Ready
State highlights ways to build upon strong foundation to impact more students in future years
More Than 1,300 New Students Become Eligible for HOPE Scholarship Funds
Supporting More Students to be Successful After High School
Report outlines strategies to improve college and career readiness
Districts and schools in Tennessee will exemplify excellence and equity such that all students are equipped with the knowledge and skills to successfully embark upon their chosen path in life.
The majority of high school graduates from the class of 2020 will earn some type of postsecondary certificate, diploma, or degree.
75 percent of Tennessee third graders will be proficient in reading by 2025.
The average ACT composite score in Tennessee will be 21 by 2020.
Tennessee will rank in the top half of the National Assessment of Educational Progress, the nation’s report card, by 2019.
Early Foundations & Literacy
Building skills in early grades to contribute to future success
High School & Bridge to Postsecondary
Preparing significantly more students for postsecondary completion
All Means All
Providing individualized support and opportunities for all students with a focus on those who are furthest behind
Supporting the preparation and development of an exceptional educator workforce
Providing districts with the tools and autonomy they need to make the best decisions for students
News & Events
- TDOE Releases Report on New Teacher Landscape, Proposes Recommendations to Strengthen Educator Preparation and District Partnerships
- Tennessee Education Commissioner Releases New Plan Focused on Equity, Opportunities
- Chattanooga Educator Surprised by $25,000 Milken Award
- Tennessee Department of Education Showcases Positive Statewide Momentum in First Year of Read to be Ready
- Nearly 26,000 Tennessee High School Seniors Participate in First ACT Retake Day
- Tennessee Department of Education Outlines Path Forward for All Tennessee Students to be Ready for College and Career