New Steps to Reduce Testing
For the first time, department eliminates two TNReady exams
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.
Building skills in early grades to contribute to future success
Preparing significantly more students for postsecondary completion
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