Kevin Huffman http://wuot.org en Tennessee Schools See Dramatic Improvement In National Report http://wuot.org/post/tennessee-schools-see-dramatic-improvement-national-report <p></p><p>Throughout the US, education officials are trying to put their best face on a national report that shows America’s fourth and eighth graders aren’t improving as quickly at math and reading as&nbsp;teachers, administrators, parents and politicians&nbsp;would like.</p><p>But not in Tennessee.</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 20:01:50 +0000 Matt Shafer Powell 10711 at http://wuot.org Tennessee Schools See Dramatic Improvement In National Report Governor Responds to Open Letter From Local Superintendents http://wuot.org/post/governor-responds-open-letter-local-superintendents <p></p><p>Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam said he was disappointed that 60 local-level school superintendents across Tennessee have signed on to a letter asking Haslam to ease off on education reforms being implemented by state Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman. His response to that letter was both conciliatory to the school administrators and firm in favor of classroom reforms.</p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 13:12:59 +0000 Brandon Hollingsworth 8445 at http://wuot.org Governor Responds to Open Letter From Local Superintendents