Tuesday, November 05, 2019

More students taking the ACT
The average ACT score of Tennessee students dipped slightly this year, but the state set a new record in the number of students taking the college entrance exam. Nearly 64,000 students, or 98% of those eligible, scored an average composite of 20 on the ACT, according to the Tennessee Department of Education. The exceptionally high overall participation rate shows the benefits of the state's free ACT retake opportunity program for Tennessee's students. In addition, free tuition is adding to the number of students applying for admission to college. “More Tennessee students than ever before are taking advantage of the ACT and ACT retake,” observes Tennessee Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn. “It is critical that we continue to increase access to these high-quality opportunities for all students, no matter where they live. This is one way that we will build a foundation to set all students on a path to success.”


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Thursday, June 04, 2020

  • Catons Grove shooting
  • Cades Cove Loop is restricted
  • Jobless claims
  • Vote by mail
  • Black Tennessee lawmakers call for addresing racial issues
  • Medic needs blood
  • Black lawmakers call for respect for everyone
  • Planning Commission to hold public hearing
  • Cades Cove to be closed to vehicles on Wednesdays
  • State parks for community service hours
  • Majors dead at 85

    Wednesday, June 03, 2020

  • Mantooth Butcher shop fire
  • Cocke County early voting moves
  • Financial Stimulus Accountability Group
  • RNC national convention may come to Tennessee
  • Beth Freeman has died
  • Livestock scam

    Tuesday, June 02, 2020

  • Evans is terminated
  • Cocke Countians rally for Floyd
  • Free fishing on Saturday
  • Gasoline prices move up
  • Stonefly is coming for Rhythm on the River

    Monday, June 01, 2020

  • Cocke County crash
  • Tennessee protests against racism
  • UT Athletics statement
  • Alexander on WHO
  • Teen cyclist dies in Smokies

    Sunday, May 31, 2020

  • Cruise Against Cancer