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K-12 News

  • Back on the Table
    After months of no movement, Knox County takes another look at TVA’s East Tower as a possible home for the school system’s Central Office.
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  • Charles Johnson of Pastors for Children.
    Preaching for Public Education
    A Texas pastor aims to help stop school voucher proposals in Tennessee.
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  • Knox County school board workshop
    ‘Basic’ Education
    As an ambitious Memphis/Nashville lawsuit moves forward, Knox County Schools watches and hopes for more state funding.
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  • A.J. Hotel rendering
    Whither the A.J.?
    Another delay for a $6 million deal to redevelop the Andrew Johnson Building, as the new county mayor decides whether to go ahead with it.
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  • Politicoachella poster
    A first-of-its-kind potluck brings together county, school, city and state officials to chew the fat.
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Colleges and University News

  • UT President Joe DiPietro
    Culture Clash
    At its Fall Meeting, UT’s new Board of Trustees grappled with differences between the private sector and public universities.
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  • Film Celebrates Suttree’s Knoxville
    TAMIS, UT and German composers collaborate to evoke the city of Cormac McCarthy’s gritty novel.
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  • John Compton, chair of the UT Board of Trustees
    UT’s Problematic Governance
    Gov. Bill Haslam did not intend to create a Board of Trustees with no higher education experience, but that’s what he got.
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  • Jody Olsen
    Peace Work
    The University of Tennessee expands its Peace Corps participation with an undergraduate program.
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  • UT Engagement Conference 10-9-18
    Engagement Party
    The University of Tennessee seeks better ways to connect faculty and students to the needs of Knoxville.
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Upcoming Events

  1. Knox County Board of Education: Regular Meeting

    November 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  2. County Commission Work Session

    November 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. County Commission Meeting

    November 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  4. County Commission Zoning

    November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  5. Knoxville City Council

    November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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