Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen held a press conference call Thursday afternoon to go over the 2018 TNReady results and district-level results for the end-of-course exams for grades 3-8.
Local school officials had expected some changes to the TNReady assessment after running into trouble last time around.
Large-scale TNReady issues that Tennessee officials feared was an apparent cyber attack this spring instead originated with an unauthorized change the state's vendor made to its systems.
Only high school students will have to take the online version of the TNReady assessment next year after encountering issues in the spring, the state announced Thursday.
The Johnson City school board sent a message to the Tennessee Department of Education at Monday night’s meeting with a resolution calling for improvements to the controversial TNReady test.
A recently-released report from Education Next indicated that things could be looking up in the world of Tennessee state testing.
One of the 110th Tennessee General Assembly’s final actions was the passage of legislation that holds teachers and students harmless
Updated May 19, 2018 at 6:29 PM
How sad is it that our local schools would need to do the state’s job?
After a day of login issues and alleged cyber attacks, Johnson City and Washington County school officials said Wednesday’s TNReady standardized testing went much smoother than the day before.
From Williamson County to Washington County, school officials across Tennessee are once again grappling with TNReady testing issues, this time likely due to a “deliberate attack.”
According to the Tennessee Department of Education, Tennessee’s progress has remained steady on the 2017 Nation’s Report Card, mirroring the national results.
Instead of evaluating the performance of students and teachers, Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen and Questar CEO Stephen Lazer were the ones being assessed Tuesday for their roles in the TNReady statewide testing fiasco.
The bane of most teachers and students, standardized testing in Tennessee has dealt with its fair share of problems in the last two years since TNReady was implemented.
Johnson City Schools Superintendent Steve Barnett said the district’s TNReady assessment scores show that the school system, which is ranked among the top in the state, is on the right track.
Though 9,400 TNReady assessment test scores recently had to be rescored throughout the state, causing concern among parents, Johnson City Schools said their test scores were accurate.