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EducationMission

Districts and schools in Tennessee will exemplify excellence and equity such that all students are equipped with the knowledge and skills to successfully embark upon their chosen path in life.


EducationGoals

  • Early Foundations & Literacy

    Graduation
    Rate

    The majority of high school graduates from the class of 2020 will earn some type of postsecondary certificate, diploma, or degree.

  • Early Foundations & Literacy

    Reading
    Proficiency

    75 percent of Tennessee third graders will be proficient in reading by 2025.

  • Early Foundations & Literacy

    ACT
    Scores

    The average ACT composite score in Tennessee will be 21 by 2020.

  • Early Foundations & Literacy

    Nation's Report
    Card Ranking

    Tennessee will rank in the top half of the National Assessment of Educational Progress, the nation’s report card, by 2019.


EducationPriorities

Early Foundations & Literacy

Early Foundations & Literacy

Building skills in early grades to contribute to future success

High School & Bridge to Postsecondary

High School & Bridge to Postsecondary

Preparing significantly more students for postsecondary completion

All Means All

All Means All

Providing individualized support and opportunities for all students with a focus on those who are furthest behind

Educator Support

Educator Support

Supporting the preparation and development of an exceptional educator workforce

District Empowerment

District Empowerment

Providing districts with the tools and autonomy they need to make the best decisions for students


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