Within the Lines

Superintendent Bob Thomas

Knox County Schools proposes a budget that boosts teacher pay and stays inside existing revenue projections.

School Squeeze

Education Coalition press conference

The Knox County Board of Education faces pressure from advocates calling for more funding, and existing revenue sources that may not provide it.

Crunch Time

Mayor Madeline Rogero at the State of the City address in April 2018

The city, county and school administrations will present budget proposals in the next few weeks. Here’s a look at the timelines and the issues to watch.

Here Comes the Gov

Bill Lee 3-5-19

Bill Lee brings his State of the State roadshow to Knoxville, talking workforce, justice and character education.

The Price of Access

ADA symbol Knox County

Knox County has identified $73 million in improvements needed to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. It has a 40-year plan to address them.

Saving a School

Career Magnet Academy

Responding to students and parents, the Knox County school board votes to revamp Career Magnet Academy rather than shut it down.