About Standards and Assessment
In the 2014-15 school year, the current Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) tests in math and English language arts for grades 3-11, will continue. Additionally, students in grades 3-11 will take an online writing assessment.
The department has created a two-page 2014-15 Assessment Information document for parents available here.
For more information on assessment, please visit the Tennessee Department of Education’s Assessment webpage here.
Supports for Students
Response to Instruction and Intervention (RTI)
The Tennessee Department of Education is committed to helping all children succeed. There are many ways to help children who are struggling to learn and who need additional supports to be successful. Response to Instruction and Intervention (RTI²) is one form of support.
Special Populations information for Parents & Communities
Resources and information on how the implementation of the standards and transition to assessments written to the standards will impact students with disabilities and English language learners.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Collection of answers to commonly asked questions from educators, parents and community members.
Visit the TNCore.org FAQ