TNCore website launch: The new website, www.tncore.org, is now live. Please check it out and share the URL with educators. This website will serve as the primary hub for information about Tennessee's Common Core implementation and a portal to resources from educators across the state and across the country. Please send any Common Core-related questions or requests to firstname.lastname@example.org. A response should be received within 24 hours.
News about the NCLB Waiver: Tennessee's waiver from NCLB requirements eliminates AYP status determinations and consequences as we have come to know them. At the heart of the waiver request is a goal to improve the proficiency of Tennessee students by 20 percent over the next five years, with each system's individualized objectives determined by past academic performance.
NCLB Waiver News: TNDOE press release, from The Tennessean, full text of the waiver here
PARCC Assessments (Next generation assessments which become operational in 2014-15)
PARCC In The Classroom (Sample test items, when published, Model Content Frameworks, and other teacher resources)