Tennessee Graduation Rate Exceeds National Average… For Some

A GradNation report released last week offers a report card on graduation rates across the country. GradNation’s goal is to “increase the on-time graduation rate to 90% by the class of 2020″ and provides data and best practice opportunities to help states reach this goal. Graduation rate is one those things we’ve come to depend on when assessing the health of a school. This would … Continue reading Tennessee Graduation Rate Exceeds National Average… For Some

Education in Tennessee is Up and Coming But That Doesn’t Help Today’s Students

Last week, Education Week released its 2017 Quality Counts national report card on education and Tennessee scores below the national average in every indicator.  The good news is that we have repaired that which was perennially broken while significantly ramping up standards and expectations. The bad news is we’re missing those that fall into the gap between what was and what will be.  According to … Continue reading Education in Tennessee is Up and Coming But That Doesn’t Help Today’s Students