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  • Changes to TNReady Assessment Delivery

    Real solutions from our educators to create a better testing environment for our students.

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  • Excellence in Service Awards

    Governor Haslam honors 23 state employees for outstanding service.

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  • Tennessee’s Top Marks in Academic Standards

    State ranks as most improved in rigor of academic standards

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  • #servingTN

    Learn more about how Tennesseans are serving their fellow citizens through the work of state government.

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  • Tennessee Will Lead

    Learn more about Governor Haslam’s challenge to Tennessee.

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  • TN Together

    Tennessee’s comprehensive plan and set of resources to end the opioid crisis.

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  • TNFosters

    Learn how to become a foster parent or support foster families in Tennessee.

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    • Haslam Announces Changes to TNReady Assessment Delivery

      Wednesday, October 24, 2018 | 11:00am

      NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Education Commissioner Candice McQueen today announced changes in the delivery of the TNReady assessment for the current school year and additional changes that will take effect beginning in the 2019-20 school year. The changes are a direct response to a report from educators generated by the recent statewide listening tour that included roundtable conversations and online feedback from educators including teachers, testing coordinators and school administrators on how to make improvements to assessment delivery.

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    • Haslam Appoints Gardner Public Defender in 15th Judicial District

      Tuesday, October 23, 2018 | 03:12pm

      NASHVILLE – Gov. Bill Haslam has appointed Shelley Thompson Gardner of Lebanon as public defender for the 15th Judicial District, which serves Jackson, Macon, Smith, Trousdale and Wilson counties. She replaces Comer Donnell, whose retirement is effective November 1. Gardner, a lifelong resident of Wilson County, has served as assistant public defender in the 15th Judicial District since 2002.

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