Haslam on Score’s Education Report: “Must Continue Momentum”

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 | 01:47 pm

State Collaborative on Reforming Education releases third annual State of Education report
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today joined the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) in calling for state leaders to continue to focus on education reform as changes to Tennessee’s education system are implemented statewide in response to SCORE’s release of its third annual “State of Education” report.

Haslam Lauds No Child Left Behind Waiver

Thursday, February 09, 2012 | 01:09 pm

Gives Tennessee flexibility to measure progress with state-specific goals and rigid standards

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today lauded the approval by U.S. Department of Education officials of Tennessee’s waiver request from certain portions of the federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB).

Governor, First Lady to Co-Chair Children’s Cabinet

Thursday, January 26, 2012 | 04:23 pm

Cabinet to create comprehensive strategy focused on Tennessee children’s well-being

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam today announced the governor will issue an executive order refocusing and restructuring the Governor’s Children’s Cabinet, which they will co-chair.

This makes the Governor’s Children’s Cabinet the only one in the country co-chaired by both a governor and the spouse, according to the National Forum for Youth Investment, and the group through collaboration and cooperation will create a comprehensive strategy focused on issues such as children’s physical and mental health, education, safety and overall well-being.

TDOE Invests in Data

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 | 11:52 am
NASHVILLE  – Complementing the work underway to transform its data systems, the Tennessee Department of Education is partnering with Harvard University and education reform nonp