Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Kids Can Read

For over two decades education reformers have been trying to convince parents, taxpayers and voters that Tennessee public schools are doing a horrible job. They have done this through the manipulation of test result data gathered from state and federally mandated standardized tests.

Last month the State of Tennessee announced that 36.4% of Tennessee’s public school students are reading on grade level based on the results of the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) state-level results. Governor Bill Lee and Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn would like Tennesseans to believe that...


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