One of Candice McQueen's signature initiatives has been to rigorously train students in Lipscomb's college of education in the Common Core State Standards.
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December 17, 2014
December 10, 2014
Gov. Bill Haslam's push to significantly alter teacher evaluations follows the governor's announcement in October that he wants a public review of the Common Core State Standards in Tennessee.
December 01, 2014
NASA encourages girls to the reach for the stars through out-of-school programs designed to make the STEM field exciting through hands-on projects, community mentors, and robotics.
November 13, 2014
Huffman was appointed state education commissioner in 2011, and has overseen major changes in Tennessee education policy, many of them tied to the common core.
October 28, 2014
Tennessee recently delayed the use of its new common-core aligned state tests, and Gov. Bill Haslam announced that the state will begin a public vetting of the standards.
September 26, 2014
As the state struggles with implementation, a new poll finds that only 31 percent of Tennessee teachers support continuing with the common core.
September 19, 2014
Happy Friday! While you wait for the weekend to begin, check out these newsy bits you may have missed this week.
September 10, 2014
The PTA should take an active role in forcing a debate around education in 2016, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan told parents and teachers in Nashville, Tenn.
September 05, 2014
Unlike many states who have received waiver extensions lately, the letters for both the Volunteer State and the nation's capitol have absolutely no caveats.
August 27, 2014
Politics K-12 will join U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan during his annual back-to-school bus tour, highlighting administration initiatives in Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee.