Tennessee State Collaborative on Reforming Education
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Ensure that implementation of the Tennessee Every Student Succeeds Act plan has a focus on equity, accountability and the use of best practices in promoting the early grade achievement of students in Tennessee
Improve student literacy outcomes by documenting characteristics of successful partnerships that support district-wide literacy curricular implementation, establishing impact of K-2 literacy curriculum use coupled with aligned professional development and strengthening open source K-5 curriculum
Support development of equitable state-based education funding formulas via creation of more nuanced state funding report cards using state-level data and expansion of existing interactive state-level funding data on grantee's website featuring "Is School Funding Fair? A National Report Card"
Increase the representation of women of color employed and serving as certified lactation consultants in vulnerable communities by establishing pipelines to employment that embed training programs into colleges and universities serving communities of color