education 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 Tennessee DOE Offers Signing Bonuses For Teachers http://wuot.org/post/tennessee-doe-offers-signing-bonuses-teachers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Tennessee Department of Education will give teachers with the state’s highest evaluation scores signing bonuses to teach in the state’s lowest-performing schools.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Tennessee Department of Education is offering districts across the state enough money to give each new teacher at a priority school a $7,000 signing bonus. &nbsp;In Knox County, one school is a priority school: Sarah Moore Greene Elementary, whose principal recently announced he would overhaul school staffing this year. Thu, 09 May 2013 14:38:41 +0000 Christine Jessel 1883 at http://wuot.org Tennessee DOE Offers Signing Bonuses For Teachers