Multiple Choices

school board task force

As Knox County Schools sorts out options for reopening this fall, a community task force says parents need to hear more clarity.

Reopening Oversight

For the first time since the pandemic began, the Knox County Board of Health will meet on Wednesday to consider the county’s response.

Home Work

School board on Zoom

In its first virtual meeting, the school board supports a plan to provide educational materials to students stranded while classrooms are closed.

Class Struggle

Fulton HS marquee

Knox County Schools say they’re not equipped to provide equitable education while classrooms are closed. Some parents and teachers want to know why not.

‘We Want to Do Better’

Brian Hartsell, Knox County Schools

In a ‘community conversation’ about racial disparities in Knox County Schools, officials acknowledge progress has been slow.

On-the-Job Training

Superintendent Bob Thomas at news conference

A partnership between Knox County Schools and the University of Tennessee will pay aspiring special education teachers as they finish their degrees.

Legal Challenge

TVA East Tower

Knox County Law Director Bud Armstrong says the county’s TVA tower deal could violate state and federal law. What does he mean, exactly?