In light of recent news that the Tennessee Department of Education has terminated its contract with the company running the state’s new TNReady standardized tests for grades 3—8, the Birthplace of Country Music extended an invitation to educators and classrooms to visit the Birthplace of Country Music Museum for free during the time they would have been testing—and received an extraordinary response from schools. One dozen school groups from the northeast Tennessee region toured the museum last week with more than 770 students in attendance.
“We are very pleased with the turnout from area schools,” said Scotty Almany, Education and Outreach Manager at the museum. “So many students who may not have otherwise been able to visit the museum were given the opportunity to take a tour.”
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