How to Get a Reprieve

The Tennessee Virtual Academy's students had the lowest test scores of any school in the state this past year, the second year of operation. The Haslam administration had agreed to give the school two years to get scores that were acceptable, but the online school managed to get a one-year reprieve, so will receive $5 million in state education money this coming year.

In a story last Sunday, the Tennessean reported on how the school got another year despite two years of low scores—they hired Tom Ingram.