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Tennessee Department of Education releases 2019 TNReady Results

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN –  The Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn has released the TNReady assessment results which indicates that students across the state are performing better in almost all math subjects. 

The TNReady scores also show that more than half the schools in Tennessee – 56 percent – improved their growth scores (TVAAS scores) from the previous year, with 41 percent of all schools earning a level 4 or 5 TVAAS rating which measures year-to-year growth.

TNReady assessment results have been released by the Tennessee Department of Education.

TNReady assessment results have been released by the Tennessee Department of Education.

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APSU professor Harriet McQueen’s stolen billfold found down the hall 32 years later

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Thirty-two years ago, during the 1987 fall semester, a thief snatched Dr. Harriet McQueen’s billfold from her desk drawer in the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Kimbrough Building.

Drs. Harriet and Leon McQueen look through the billfold’s contents, untouched for nearly 32 years. (APSU)

Drs. Harriet and Leon McQueen look through the billfold’s contents, untouched for nearly 32 years. (APSU)

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Clarksville’s Carmel Elementary School among 11 Schools to Receive Tennessee STEM School Designation

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn announced today that Clarksville’s Carmel Elementary School was one of  11 schools to receive the Tennessee STEM School Designation, bringing the total number of STEM designated schools to 26.

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Austin Peay State University retired professor Dr. Camille Holt creates Jo and Isaac Buck Endowment

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) retired  professor of education Dr. Camille Holt recently donated $25,000 to the Austin Peay Foundation to honor the memory of her late parents by creating the Jo and Isaac Buck Endowment, an endowed scholarship program to benefit APSU students.

Dr. Camille Holt's parents Jo and Isaac Buck.

Dr. Camille Holt’s parents Jo and Isaac Buck.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County School System Kindergarten Kickoffs Set for April-May

 

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Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – Kindergarten Kickoffs for the 2019-20 school year will be held April through May at each of the 23 the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) elementary schools offering kindergarten.

Parents can input their addresses to find out at which school their child is zoned by visiting: http://businfo.cmcss.net/

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) elementary schools offering kindergarten will hold Kindergarten Kickoffs during the months of April and May.

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) elementary schools offering kindergarten will hold Kindergarten Kickoffs during the months of April and May.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Delivers State of the State Address

 

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Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Monday night, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee delivered his first State of the State address and presented budget priorities to a joint session of the General Assembly in the House Chamber.

Governor Lee proposed a strong, conservative budget with a record-breaking deposit to the Rainy Day Fund that will lift the state savings account to a historic high $1.1 billion.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee presents conservative budget, highlights public safety and education efforts.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee presents conservative budget, highlights public safety and education efforts.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation hosted Second Annual Red Carpet Teacher of the Year Awards

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation

Clarksville-Montgomery County Education FoundationMontgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation hosted its Second Annual Red Carpet Teacher of the Year Awards, sponsored by James Corlew Chevrolet. Other event sponsors included Elliott’s Jewelers and Montgomery County Commissioner Charles Keene.

Congratulating the District Teachers of the Year are from left: O’Bee O’Bryant, Executive Director of the CMC Education Foundation; James Corlew of James Corlew Chevrolet; teachers Abraham Wolfe (9-12), Lindsay Karas (5-8), Deborah Chancellor (PreK-4); Director of Schools Millard House; and Education Foundation Chairman Lori Smith.

Congratulating the District Teachers of the Year are from left: O’Bee O’Bryant, Executive Director of the CMC Education Foundation; James Corlew of James Corlew Chevrolet; teachers Abraham Wolfe (9-12), Lindsay Karas (5-8), Deborah Chancellor (PreK-4); Director of Schools Millard House; and Education Foundation Chairman Lori Smith.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Announces the Future Workforce Initiative

 

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Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has announced the Future Workforce Initiative to increase science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) training in K-12 schools as part of his first-year legislative agenda for education.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Tennessee Department of Education reports that over 50 percent of Public High School Seniors raise score on ACT Senior Retake

 

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Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Education Interim Commissioner Dr. Lyle Ailshie announced today that 76.1 percent of the state’s public high school class of 2019—53,478 students—participated in the department’s third ACT Senior Retake opportunity in October 2018, the state’s highest participation rate on record.

Of those seniors who retook the ACT in 2018, more than 50 percent increased their composite score from their junior year score, a 10.2 percent point increase from 2017.

Highest participation rate on record, 3,800 new students now eligible for $61.2 million in scholarships.

Highest participation rate on record, 3,800 new students now eligible for $61.2 million in scholarships.

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Tennessee Department of Education Releases New State Report Card

 

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Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Candice McQueen today released the new, redesigned state report card for 2017-18.

This tool was developed over the past year with educators, parents, and community organizations and includes a number of new features based on that feedback, including school ratings, a Spanish translation of the site, and additional new data about the performance of different student groups.

New parent-focused tool includes school ratings, Spanish translation, additional data on student groups.

New parent-focused tool includes school ratings, Spanish translation, additional data on student groups.

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