Montgomery County, TN – This is an important update regarding the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) and the ACT exam for Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) students.
ACT Exams (High School Only in March)
On Tuesday, March 2nd, all CMCSS juniors, and any senior who is designated to take the ACT, will take the ACT exam in-person at their enrolled school. This includes both traditional and virtual students.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE)?released Schoolnet, the online platform to house the department’s suite of free and optional assessment supports for the 2020-21 school year.
Now more than ever, it is essential that school leaders, educators, and even parents can reliably benchmark student progress and receive actionable data for the coming school year.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE)?has announced a suite of free, optional assessment supports for the 2020-21 school year, which will be available to all districts this fall.
These supports are part of the department’s innovative assessment initiative as described in the Best for All strategic plan.
Nashville, TN – TennesseeCAN released the 2019 Tennessee Policy Report Card, scoring our state on 26 education policies that would help ensure every student receives a high-quality education through access to great teachers and great schools.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn announced today that a total of 63,829 students from Tennessee’s 2019 graduating class took the ACT, earning an average composite score of 20.
This represents a 98 percent participation rate, which is an all-time high in the state. Of those students, 41.7 percent earned a score of 21 or higher, making them eligible for the HOPE scholarship.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Candice McQueen has announced that Tennessee high school students improved across all subject areas – English, math, science, and U.S. history – on the 2016-17 TNReady end-of-course exams.
Thousands of additional students are meeting course expectations compared to last year, and the state reduced the percentage of students scoring at the lowest achievement level across all subject areas.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced significant changes to state assessments that respond to feedback from educators, parents, and students—including eliminating Part I in all subjects, restructuring the test to better fit within the school day and year, and reducing overall testing time.
The changes come as the department finalizes its contract with Questar, the primary vendor for the 2016-17 Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP).
Tennessee Department of Education Issues Letter of Intent to Award Statewide Testing Contract to Questar
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced Wednesday, July 6th, that the department intends to award Questar, a national leader in large-scale assessment, a contract to develop and administer Tennessee’s annual state assessments for the 2016-17 school year.
In addition, McQueen announced that Tennessee will phase in online administration over multiple years to ensure state, district, and vendor technology readiness.
Tennessee Department of Education Launches Initiative to Nearly Double Reading Proficiency in Third Grade By 2025
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Candice McQueen joined Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam today to kick off “Read to be Ready,” a statewide campaign focused on the critical value of reading.
Over the past several years, student performance on the English language arts TCAP has remained stagnant or declined. By the end of third grade, only 43 percent of students in Tennessee are reading on grade level.
Montgomery County, TN – Schools in Clarksville-Montgomery County will be closed on Monday, January 24th, 2016 due to hazardous driving conditions. All staff, to include Central office, are to report at 10:00am.
The Clarksville-Montgomery County School Board approved a makeup plan for inclement weather should the days missed exceed the limit set. Students may miss five days in the school year.
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