from the US Chamber of Commerce in the category "Truth in Advertising About Student Proficiency". We also get an F for postsecondary and workforce readiness. Aren't workforce and postsecondary education readiness the whole reason for a public education system?
Check out their very colorful and clear chart of all the states and where Tennessee stands on their report card. Roll your cursor toward the right hand side and then click on Tennessee's bar to lock the view.
We're number 12 from the bottom. Overall we're below average according to the US Chamber of Commerce.