One day, one test: Learning from the Mississippi Miracle

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: August 17, 2022 5:44 AM CT | Published: August 17, 2022 4:00 AM CT
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Tennessee joins 36 states with laws that can result in underperforming elementary students being held back, but the results in other states have been mixed.

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third grade retention third graders TNReady National Assessment of Educational Progress NAEP No Child Left Behind Mississippi miracle Gov. Phil Bryant Gov. Jeb Bush
In partnership with
The Institute for Public Service Reporting

The Institute for Public Service Reporting is based at the University of Memphis and supported financially by U of M, private grants and donations made through the University Foundation. Its work is published by The Daily Memphian through a paid-use agreement. 

David Waters

David Waters

David Waters is Distinguished Journalist in Residence and assistant director of the Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis.


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