Williamson County Schools says student report cards will not be released on time this year due to TNReady test results.
The new test, known as TNReady, has been hailed as a smarter assessment test that better gauges a student’s critical-thinking skills.
Starting this year, all state assessments will be administered in one window near the end of the school year. There will no longer be two-pa…
In April, the department canceled a five-year, $108 million contract with Measurement Inc. to administer TNReady online tests statewide.
Education Commissioner Candice McQueen reconvened the special Tennessee task force on student testing.
Tennessee has entered a contract with Pearson Education to have it score the TNReady assessments this year after the previous vendor was fir…
Education Commissioner Candice McQueen said the failure of the vendor is a “let down” for Tennessee educators, parents and students.
All districts have received testing materials for high school courses, but materials for grades 3 through 8 are still arriving daily.
Tennessee’s top education official has announced that students will be spending less time taking standardized tests next year.
It’s up to each school district to decide whether the test scores will impact students’ final grades.
In one class, nine of 21 students told their teacher that they received the same test they started online before the system server crashed s…
Rutherford County Schools is expected to receive testing materials for 22 of the 45 schools that will administer TNReady tests.
Rutherford County students are now scheduled to begin TNReady testing next Wednesday, schools spokesman James Evans said.
After several delays from the state and a change in the way the new state-wide assessment test is taken, schools in Dickson County are final…
The dates changed to accommodate the change from online testing to paper and pencil.
Gov. Bill Haslam will seek “additional flexibility” for teachers following the technology failure that caused TNReady assessment delays.
Williamson County, one of Tennessee’s top school districts, plans to send a message to state leaders after the online testing failure of TNR…
The testing has now been delayed until February 22 and students will be forced to take the test by paper and pencil.
School systems have spent months preparing students for the tests only to be disappointed that the online site crashed.