Featured Education Story
- January 7, 2020Elections and policy decisions in 2020 could reshape the leadership and direction of Knox County Schools.
- December 30, 2019From vouchers to Bible Release Time to the TVA tower deal, the school board navigated some treacherous waters this year.
- December 12, 2019In two 5-4 votes, the school board turns down religious release time and signals support for moving into TVA’s East Tower.
- December 5, 2019Debating whether to excuse students for religious instruction, the school board hears from pastors, parents, Satanists and teachers.
- December 2, 2019Documents lay out proposed agreements between Knox County, the Tennessee Valley Authority and Knox County Schools for taking over the East Tower.
Colleges and University News
- January 10, 2020The University of Tennessee will search for a new president this year — near or far — and welcome its first wave of UT Promise students.
- December 30, 2019New leaders, a campus merger, a Sex Week détente and other changes during a transitional year at the Knoxville flagship.
- December 19, 2019The new chancellor of the University of Tennessee’s Knoxville campus has had a busy first semester. We sat down to talk about it.
- December 13, 2019Travis Bryan is graduating from the University of Tennessee today. But his biggest challenges have come outside the classroom.
- December 6, 2019A UT researcher’s work shows that difficult family relationships are a predictor of poor health.
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