Remote Learning A ‘Primary Driver’ Of Widening Achievement Gaps

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.”

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Teachers And State Education Department Continue To Address Student Literacy Crisis

Image Credit: Public Domain The Tennessee Conservative [By Jason Vaughn] – Educators continue to push through the student learning struggles

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School Choice More Important To Tennesseans Than Ever Before

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.

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States Rebel Against Failing Unionized Education

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.

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A Mother’s Plea For Justice For Students In Isolation At Williamson County Schools

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.

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Pandemic Shutdowns Created ‘Lost Generation’ That Will Impact Careers, Mental Health

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.

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Tennessee Reports Student Performance Improvement After Summer Camp Program

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.

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Governor Lee Says He Has No Plans To Allow Remote Learning in Tennessee

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.”

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What Can Parents Do To Ensure Their Children’s Futures In TN? [Exclusive Interview With Rep. Terri Lynn Weaver]

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.

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TN School Choice Support Surges as Government Test Scores Hit New Lows

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.

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