A New Working Paper Analyzed Testing Data From 2.1 Million Students In 49 States Plus D.C. And Found That “Remote Instruction Was A Primary Driver Of Widening Achievement Gaps.”Read more
Image Credit: Public Domain The Tennessee Conservative [By Jason Vaughn] – Educators continue to push through the student learning strugglesRead more
Expanding Options For School Choice Is Increasingly Supported By Tennessee Parents According To Polls, Especially After Seeing How Their Children’s Education Has Suffered During The Pandemic.Read more
When Covid Shut Down America’s Classrooms, This Impacted SAT Scores, Exams, College Entrance Requirements, And Scholarships. It Negatively Skewed Standardized Tests. And Those Who Needed Extra Help Fell Further Behind. It Also Made Graduating A Challenge For Those Who Needed Required Classes. And This Forced Many States To Take Action Against Federally Unionized State Education.Read more
A Mother Of Two Girls Who Attend Williamson County Schools Sent A Letter To Members Of The Tennessee Legislature And Members Of The Williamson County Board Of Commissioners Pleading For Justice For Her Children Being Held In In-School Suspension For Not Wearing Masks.Read more
New National Research Shows That Parents Fear Students Who Lost Time In School During The Pandemic Shutdowns Could Experience Long-Term Effects On Their Learning And Career Opportunities.Read more
Tennessee Reported Wider Improvements At The Elementary School Level Than The Middle School Level In Summer Learning Camps Created to Make Up For Learning Loss During The COVID-19 Pandemic.Read more
On Wednesday, August 25, Governor Bill Lee Said He Has No Plans For Tennessee To Shift Back To Remote Learning. Lee Said This Is “In Part Because We Saw Just How Devastating The Learning Loss Impact Was When We Went Remote.”Read more
In This Exclusive Interview With Representative Terri Lynn Weaver, We Discuss What Parents Need To Do About Learning Loss And Critical Race Theory Curriculum In Tennessee.
We Also Discuss School Choice And Weaver Gives An Interesting History Of The Failings Of ‘Progressive’ Education In Tennessee.
Governor Bill Lee And Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn Released The State-Level Results For The Spring 2021 Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP). This Data Showed The Learning Loss Caused By School Closures Due To The COVID-19 Pandemic.Read more