Tennessee’s House Education Chairman Eyes 4th-Grade “Retention” Law

The Ink Is Barely Dry On Revisions To The State’s 3rd-Grade Reading And “Retention” Law, And A Tennessee House Education Chairman Is Considering A Similar Strategy For Fourth-Graders, Including A Plan To Advance If They Continue To Test Poorly.

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898 Tennessee Students Retained Due To Third-Grade Reading Law

Tennessee Ultimately Retained 898 Statewide Due To Its New Third-Grade Reading Retention Law. Less Than 40% Of Third-Graders Statewide Scored High Enough On The TCAPs To Be Promoted To Fourth Grade While Many Of The Others Used The Various Pathways To Advance Allowed By The State.

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Senator Watson Talks Third Grade Literacy, Criminal Justice Reform, And Tennessee’s Tax Situation With Hamilton County Pachyderm Club

State Senator Bo Watson Met With The Hamilton County Pachyderm Club On Monday, Where He Encouraged Continued Literacy Improvement In Schools, Advocated For Criminal Justice Reform, And Discussed The Future Of Tennessee.

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Gov. Lee Conspires With Dems, Educating White Christians That They Are ‘Privileged’, If They Can’t Read – Pass ‘Em Anyways, Education Embracing AI & Much More! The TennCon Big 7

Gov. Lee Conspires With Dems, Educating White Christians That They Are ‘Privileged’, If They Can’t Read – Pass ‘Em Anyways, Education Embracing AI, Accountability For Students But Not School Systems, Taxpayer Dollars for TN’s Green New Deal, & Some Good News Too! All This & More On This Week’s Edition Of The Tennessee Conservative’s Big 7 Weekend Digest!

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Tennessee Approves 7,800 Appeals Of Third-Grade Reading Retention Law

More Than 86% Of The Appeals Filed Related To Tennessee’s Third-Grade Retention Law Succeeded And The Student Will Advance To Fourth Grade In The First Year Of The New Standards.

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More Taxpayer Dollars For Woke Companies, Most 3rd Grade Retention Appeals Approved, Red Flag Opposition Grows & Much More! The TennCon Big 7!

1) TDOE Approves Almost All Third-Grade Retention Appeals
2) Tennessee Lawmakers Give Even More Money To Testing Company That Champions “Woke” Ideology
3) Probe Of Humble Campaign Continued Despite Information Provided That Resolved “Issues”
4) Opposition To Tennessee Red Flag Law, Special Session Grows
5) Williamson County School Board Votes To Keep Inappropriate Books On School Library Shelves
6) Scholastic Children’s Book Publisher Endorses Pride Month and Pushes Employees to “Celebrate”
7) Chattanooga Considers Official Partnership With Ukrainian City

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TDOE Approves Almost All Third-Grade Retention Appeals

After Nearly Two-Thirds Of Third Graders Across The State Failed To Score Proficient On This Year’s TCAP Reading Test, New Data Released By The Tennessee Department Of Education Shows That Nearly 82% Of Families Who Appealed The State’s Third Grade Retention Law Received Approval.

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TN School Districts Average Less Than 25% Proficiency On Third Grade TCAP Retake

Newly Released District Data Shows That While Many Districts Had A High Percentage Of Eligible Students Take The TCAP Retest, Most School Systems Still Saw Less Than 25% Of Those Students Earn A Proficient Score.

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