TN and Feds Finally Come to Agreement on School Ratings

TN and Feds Finally Come to Agreement on School Ratings

September 5, 2018

After months of negotiations, “federal and Tennessee education officials have come to terms on how to identify and address the state’s lowest-performing schools in light of last spring’s problem-plagued student assessment program,” Marta W. Aldrich reports for Chalkbeat. This agreement “navigates conflicting state and federal laws over the use of test results”–including ESSA–and “means the state Education Department will release three lists of challenged schools in the coming weeks.”