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Jul 30

Tennessee Department of Education Reduces Testing Time by 30 Percent

NASHVILLE—Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced significant changes to state

assessments today that respond to feedback from educators, parents, and students—including eliminating Part

I in all subjects, restructuring the test to better fit within the school day and year, and reducing overall testing

time. The changes come as the department finalizes its contract with Questar, the primary vendor for the 2016-

17 Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP). Read More