Tennessee student scores climb national rankings

State’s scores remained flat, while other states fell

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: October 30, 2019 2:52 PM CT
Special to the Daily Memphian

Marta W. Aldrich

Marta W. Aldrich is the senior statehouse correspondent at Chalkbeat Tennessee. A newswoman for The Associated Press for most of her career, Marta has covered state government, politics, business, education and other Tennessee news. She has served as news editor of United Methodist News Service and features editor of American Profile magazine. Marta is a graduate of Memphis City Schools and the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

The National Assessment of Educational Progress is given every two years to provide a snapshot of U.S. student achievement for the Nation’s Report Card. With the showing, Tennessee defied national downward trends and edged closer to — but still fell short of — its ambitious goal of moving into the top half of states by 2019. 

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