An Evolving Mission

classroom with empty desks

For the second time in three years, the Knox Education Foundation is looking for a CEO — and some updating of its vision.

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

A stuffed monkey on a shelf in the Lonsdale Elementary media center

Knox County Schools is taking a simple approach to COVID-19 for the start of the new school year: Do nothing.

New Schools for a New Year

Lonsdale Elementary

Lonsdale and Adrian Burnett will open new buildings this fall, while the school board prepares to purchase property in Farragut.

‘I Love Solving Problems’

Jon Rysewyk at UT Tower

Jon Rysewyk takes over as superintendent of Knox County Schools tomorrow. A few consistent themes in his career suggest how he’ll approach the job.