• TISA Rulemaking Hearing on July 28 Open to Public to Respond to Proposed Rules

    Monday, July 18, 2022 | 10:02am

    Nashville, TN — The Tennessee Department of Education invites all Tennesseans to a public rulemaking hearing to respond to the proposed rules for the Tennessee Investment in Student Achievement (TISA) Act. The hearing will take place on Thursday, July 28th from 9 a.m. CT - 12 noon CT in Nashville, TN, and a livestream option will be available for attendees statewide to participate virtually.

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  • TDOE Releases Intent to Apply for Innovative School Models Grant

    Thursday, July 07, 2022 | 09:00am

    Nashville, TN— Today, the Tennessee Department of Education released the intent to apply for the $500 million Tennessee Innovative School Models grant opportunity to boost opportunities for career readiness and student success statewide is open beginning today, July 7 through Friday, July 22. Districts can access the intent to apply here.

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  • TDOE Releases 2021-22 TCAP District-Level Results Driving Student Academic Achievement and Acceleration

    Wednesday, July 06, 2022 | 05:00am

    Nashville, TN— Today, the Tennessee Department of Education released the 2021-22 Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) district-level results, following the release of the statewide results on June 14, which are driving the state’s continued focus on student academic achievement and acceleration through strategic initiatives and investments. These results include both Fall 2021 end-of-course exams as well as Spring 2022 exams in English language arts (ELA), mathematics, science, and social studies.

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  • Tennesseans Invited to TISA Public Rulemaking Hearing to Respond to Proposed Rules

    Monday, June 27, 2022 | 09:32am

    Nashville, TN — Today, the Tennessee Department of Education invites all Tennesseans to a public rulemaking hearing to respond to the proposed rules for the Tennessee Investment in Student Achievement (TISA) Act. The hearing will take place on Thursday, July 28th from 9 a.m. CT - 12 noon CT in Nashville, TN, and a livestream option will be available for attendees statewide to participate virtually.

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  • TDOE Awards $27M TN ALL Corps Grants to Five Community Partners Expanding High-Dosage, Low-Ratio Statewide Tutoring Program

    Wednesday, June 22, 2022 | 12:54pm

    Nashville, TN—Today, the Tennessee Department of Education announced five regional community-based organizations have been awarded a Tennessee Accelerating Literacy and Learning Corps (TN ALL Corps) Community Partner Grant to launch new tutoring programs in the 2022-23 school year, serving up to 18,000 Tennessee students with free tutoring services.

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  • Tennessee Releases 2021-22 TCAP State-Level Results Highlighting Significant Learning Acceleration

    Tuesday, June 14, 2022 | 03:00pm

    Nashville, TN- Today, the Tennessee Department of Education released the 2021-22 Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) state-level results, which show how the state’s and districts’ shared commitment to mitigating learning loss and investing in student achievement is helping our students to recover and accelerate learning. These results include both spring 2022 and fall 2021 end-of-course exams in English Language Arts (ELA), mathematics, science and social studies.

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  • Tennesseans Invited to Respond to Proposed Rules on TISA Public School Funding Formula

    Monday, June 06, 2022 | 03:50pm

    Nashville, TN – Today, the Tennessee Department of Education released the proposed rules to implement the Tennessee Investment in Student Achievement (TISA) Act. Informed by input from a variety of stakeholders—parents, educators, superintendents, and business and community leaders— all Tennesseans are now encouraged to submit public comment on the proposed rules by Tuesday, August 2, 2022.

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  • TDOE Releases New Resources on ‘Grow Your Own’ Educator Initiative

    Tuesday, May 31, 2022 | 11:30am

    Nashville, TN— Throughout the month of May, the Tennessee Department of Education has celebrated the state’s Grow Your Own (GYO) initiative by spotlighting the innovative educator preparation pathways available to help build and strengthen the teacher talent pipeline in Tennessee. New resources released today include a new GYO webpage, one-pagers and explainer videos to support anyone interested in participating in a GYO initiative.

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  • TDOE Announces the Accelerating TN 2022 Summer Bus Tour

    Friday, May 20, 2022 | 01:30pm

    Nashville, TN- Today, the Tennessee Department of Education announced the Accelerating TN 2022 Tour, a statewide tour spanning 50 school districts over the course of three weeks to highlight summer learning opportunities. Department members, elected officials, and education partners will have the chance to join the various engagements to learn more about how schools are accelerating student achievement.

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  • TDOE, UT System Establish the Tennessee Grow Your Own Center

    Monday, May 16, 2022 | 12:00pm

    Knoxville, TN— Today, the Tennessee Department of Education and the University of Tennessee System announced the launch of the Tennessee Grow Your Own Center, a $20 million investment to support statewide scale for innovative educator pipeline work through Tennessee’s Teacher Apprenticeship model.

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  • Tennessee Celebrates Grow Your Own Initiative During May

    Wednesday, May 11, 2022 | 02:35pm

    Nashville, TN— Today, the Tennessee Department of Education announced that, throughout the month of May, Tennessee will spotlight the state’s Grow Your Own initiative, which is inspiring the next generation of future teachers so that every student has access to a high-quality educator in their classroom.

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  • TDOE, TSIN Announce 27 Tennessee Schools Receive STEM/STEAM Designations

    Tuesday, May 10, 2022 | 01:30pm

    Nashville, TN— Today, the Tennessee Department of Education and the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network (TSIN) announced 27 schools have received the Tennessee STEM/STEAM School Designation for 2022. Starting this school year, schools could either apply for a STEM or STEAM Designation through the designation rubric. Schools that sought to apply for the STEAM Designation emphasized the integration of the arts in their STEM application.

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