Parent Resources

TN Ready      Beginning in the 2015-16 school year, TNReady will become the state’s new and improved TCAP test for English language arts and math in grades 3-11.  For more information visit

RTI2 Literacy           

    Response to Instruction and Intervention, or RTI2, is a teaching system that uses data to identify students' specific needs and match those needs with appropriate instructional strategies.

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Tennessee Academic Standards
Academic standards provide a common set of expectations for what students will know and be able to do at the end of a grade.  To learn more about standards visit

                      Reading Rockets
Get the basic facts about what it takes for a young child to learn to read, best practices in teaching reading, the importance of oral language in literacy development, why so many children struggle, and more in this overview.

 Reading resources are increasingly in demand for their easy accessibility and their many benefits. Consequently, the number of resources available is also increasing.  Here are some fun reading worksheets, activities, and other reading resources that teachers can use to teach students to read.