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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — Tennessee student scores are up overall in the latest round of assessment tests of elementary and middle school students.

Gov. Bill Haslam and Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman announced the statewide test results at a Nashville middle school Tuesday.

The governor credited the state's recent emphasis on improving education standards in Tennessee for producing the improved results.

New Teacher Eval. System Causing More Concern

Nov 21, 2011

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  --  You may have seen a Tennessean story last week about the Williamson County School System closing some classrooms to student teachers.

Tennessee adopted a new teacher evaluation system this year, and apparently teachers in Williamson County are worried how the students might impact their scores.

A former Tennessee Commissioner of Education is weighing in on that issue today.