Tennessee Faces Trouble with State Standardized Testing

A new third grade law exposes a testing system that consistently fails

Andy Spears
4 min readMay 24, 2023

--

Photo by Nguyen Dang Hoang Nhu on Unsplash

Ah, yes. It’s that time of year again. The time of TNReady troubles.

This year, of course, the TNReady issue is compounded with a new and ridiculous third grade retention law.

--

--

Andy Spears

Writer and policy advocate living in Nashville, TN —Public Policy Ph.D. — writes on education policy, consumer affairs, and more . . .