Education  Vision and Priorities

We will set all students on a path to success.

Tennessee Department of Education 'BEST FOR ALL' Strategic Plan info graphic (links to press release). Image text reads as follows: BEST FOR ALL — ACADEMICS: All Tennessee students will have access to a high-quaklity education, no matter where they live; WHOLE CHILD: Tennessee Public Schools will be equipped to serve the academic and non-academic needs of all students; EDUCATORS: Tennessee will set a new path for the education profession and become the top state to become and remain a teacher and leader.

News & Events


The Chancery Count of Davidson County lifted the injunction on the Education Savings Account on July 13, 2022 at 9:51 am.  The work to reinstate the ESA program is underway.  The department is taking four business days to update program resources to ensure up-to-date information is available for families and schools. The website will relaunch Tuesday, July 19, 2022.  Thank you for your interest in this important choice program.  Direct inquiries can be sent to