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Tennessee seeking public comment on K-12 math standards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee State Board of Education is seeking public comment on the state’s K-12 mathematics standards. A news release from th...
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee State Board ofEducation is seeking public comment on the state’s K-12 mathematics standards.

A news release from the board says the comments will beconsidered when the math standards are updated in 2020. The board is requiredto review all academic standards at least every six years in a thorough andtransparent process.

The public survey went up on Tuesday and is available through Dec. 6 at noon, Central Time. It can be accessed through the board’s website at https://www.tn.gov/sbe.

After the public comment window closes, advisory teams willdraft recommended standards. Once approved, the state Textbook andInstructional Materials Commission will use those standards to recommendeducational resources to school districts.

The revised math standards will go into effect for the2022-23 school year.