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Tennessee lawmakers say TCAP won’t count for 2020-21 school year

During the special session, lawmakers were asked to discuss issues surrounding learning,...
During the special session, lawmakers were asked to discuss issues surrounding learning, funding, accountability, stagnant literacy rates and teacher pay.(WVLT News)
Published: Jan. 19, 2021 at 3:04 PM EST
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - During a special session on education, Governor Bill Lee announced Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program testing will not be counted for the 2020-21 school year.

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Posted by WVLT on Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Gov. Lee called the special session in December in order to prioritize legislation aimed at helping schools navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for the next school year.

During the special session, lawmakers were asked to discuss issues surrounding learning, funding, accountability, stagnant literacy rates and teacher pay.

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