Dr. Elaine Weiss, a nationally recognized education policy expert and national coordinator for the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education (BBA), discusses the negative impacts of Race to the Top, the real effect of poverty on schools, and the valid way to interpret NAEP (“Nation’s Report Card”) scores. The event was held at the Tennessee Capitol Building in Nashville on January 27, 2014.
Nationally recognized education policy expert Elaine Weiss slated to discuss foundational weaknesses of state education policy
On Monday, January 27 at 9:30 a.m., Tennesseans Reclaiming Educational Excellence (TREE) will host an event in Legislative Plaza Room 31 at the State Capitol to examine how misinformation about achievement and gaps is driving education policies that negatively affect Tennessee’s schools.
A grassroots group of Tennesseans backed by concerned parents, teachers, and taxpayers today announced the formation of Tennesseans Reclaiming Educational Excellence (TREE), a new advocacy group focused on protecting and strengthening Tennessee’s schools.