Knox County’s plan for its struggling urban schools aims to support students from pre-K through graduation.
Jacobs’ Letter Rattles School Board
Plans for community input on police in schools appear up in the air after the county mayor objects.
City Council gives initial approval to Mayor Indya Kincannon’s budget plan amid an angry protest that results in two arrests.
D.A.: Police Justified in Shooting
Knoxville police officers won’t be prosecuted in the death of Anthony Thompson Jr. during a confrontation at Austin-East Magnet High School.
‘A Week of Anguish’
Demonstrators are arrested as protests of Anthony Thompson Jr.’s death intensify and calls for releasing police videos of the shooting grow louder.
Safety and Succor
The day after a fatal shootout at Austin-East, school officials and city residents confront questions of physical security and spiritual anguish.
Student Killed in Gunfight at A-E
One Knoxville police officer was wounded in the confrontation at a school that has experienced a spike in deaths from gunfire this year.
Cracking Down and Lifting Up
The city is mixing more aggressive policing with community-building initiatives to address the spike in gun violence.
Grief, Grievances and Grit
With anger and sorrow over the deaths of Austin-East students at a boiling point, city officials say they will redouble efforts to reduce gun violence.