School Districts Begin TNReady Exams

Posted at 9:01 AM, Mar 10, 2016

While several mid-state school districts are still waiting to receive supplies to administer the TNReady exams, some counties are ready to go.  

Students with Williamson and Wilson County Schools are set to take the paper exams on Thursday. 

School leaders said they were supposed to receive the supplies last week, but due to another delay, only received them on Monday. 

The Department of Education said the company they hired to print the materials is the reason for the delay.

"The original shipping schedule was based on what the test vendor expected to be able to deliver; however, based on printing capacity, the vendor had to alter this timeline," Ashley Ball, Communications Director for the Department said in an email Monday. 

“We appreciate everyone’s patience during the transition from online testing to paper/pencil testing,” a Wilson County Schools Facebook post said.

State officials will send out booklets to the following districts on Thursday: Putnam, Maury, Sumner, and Montgomery Counties.

Rutherford County school leaders said the district will get the tests on Friday via FedEx. The school district plans to alert parents once they know for sure that the tests have arrived.

Metro Schools have already started the TNReady exams.