The NAEP results also show that Tennessee had the largest growth of any state in a single testing cycle since NAEP started nationwide assessments a decade ago.
Locally, officials at Coffee County Schools received 23 reports of bullying during the time period, of which 19 were confirmed. Two of those cases involved race, color or national origin; five involved sex or gender discrimination; and six involved the use of electronic technology.
Adams founded the Houston Oilers, later the Tennessee Titans, in 1959 as part of the new American Football League. Until his death he remained owner, chairman of the board, and president and CEO of the franchise that became the Titans in 1999 after a controversial departure from Houston.
It wasn’t as dramatic as last week’s overtime nail biter, but the Westwood Rockets used long runs from Austin Harmon and Brent Moon and a smothering defense to shut down the vaunted Patriot passing attack in a 12-6 win to seal the Duck River Valley Conference championship.