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Students & Families

The Tennessee Department of Education works on behalf of students, with the belief that all students in our state have the potential to reach high levels of achievement.

Please visit the pages below to see educational opportunities available in Tennessee.

  • Early Education – Information about early education programs, early intervention and Voluntary Pre-K .
  • K – 12 Education – Curriculum standards, statewide testing and graduation requirements for Tennessee students.
  • Career and Technical Education – Curriculum pathways aligned to career and higher education opportunities in Tennessee.
  • Beyond High School – College and higher ed opportunities, career resources, the Tennessee Diploma Project , duplicate diploma requests.
  • Special Services – Education provided for English Learners, homeless, migrant and Special Ed students.
  • Health & School Safety – Information about health and safety precautions in Tennessee schools.
  • Afterschool & Community – Activities to extend learning beyond the school day.