State: Tennessee

Overview

Tennessee
Your Guide to Data and Services for Tennessee

SREB works with Tennessee policymakers, colleges and schools to help them improve education. From this page, find independent, accurate data, reliable best practices and ways to share scarce resources.

Tennessee Members of the Board

Bill Lee, Governor of Tennessee, Nashville, ex officio (2023)
Randy Dowell, Executive Director, KIPP Nashville (2024)
Eddie Smith, former State Representative, Knoxville (2022)
Mark White, State Representative, Memphis (2021) Executive Committee member
L. Anthony Wise, President, Pellissippi State College, Knoxville (2023)

(Appointments to the Board are made by the Governor. Terms expire June 30 of the specified year.)

Tennessee Members of the Legislative Advisory Council

Ferrell Haile, State Senator, Gallatin
Mark White, State Representative, Memphis

Publication April 20212 pages

Tennessee
Student and Faculty Diversity

These state profiles compare the demographics of college faculty and the general and college student populations in each SREB state. The data compare the percentage of Black, Hispanic, American Indian or Alaska Native, and white students with the percentage of faculty in those groups at two-year and technical colleges, public four-year institutions and private four-year institutions.

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Publication January 202110 pages

Tennessee
College Affordability Profile

To help policymakers assess and improve college affordability in their states, SREB provides tailored reports on the policies, programs and prices that drive affordability. Each member-state profile details net price at different types of institutions, state financial aid based on need or other factors, student borrowing, and percentage of family income needed to pay for college at different income levels.

Publication July 202040 pages

Tennessee: A Turning Point

A Turning Point is the ninth biennial report to SREB states on their progress in meeting SREB’s Challenge to Lead goals for education. The 2020 report  focuses on Charting a Course to 2030 — evaluating how well states are preparing their workforces for the future economy.  Each customized state report documents advancement on both measurable outcomes and state policies. Through effective policy implementation, the goals can help states drive improvements in student achievement, high school graduation, college completion and workforce readiness.

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Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee Educators Win National Readiness Awards
Preparing students for college-credit courses

Educators from Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee, and schools in Arkansas and Mississippi, in were honored this week with the Southern Regional Education Board’s Readiness awards. These national awards recognize outstanding teachers and leaders offering SREB’s Readiness Courses, which help underprepared students succeed in high school and postsecondary programs without the need for remediation.