Knox County’s plan for its struggling urban schools aims to support students from pre-K through graduation.
Handgun Fires in West High Classroom
KPD says discharge was ‘not intentional,’ and there was one minor injury. But it intensified discussion of school and gun safety.
Charter School Approved on Second Try
The school board also passed a $668.3 million budget, after some wrangling about raises.
The $64 Million Question
How should Knox County Schools use its biggest-ever jump in state funding? Superintendent Jon Rysewyk’s proposal prioritizes salaries and infrastructure.
Playgrounds and Policies
Knox County Schools is building new playgrounds for two schools, but most still have to raise their own funds for equipment.
With the launch of its first eight 865 Academies, Knox County aims to bridge the school-to-work gap.
Facing a chronic custodian shortage, Knox County Schools aims to hire $1 million worth of outside help. But what’s the long-term solution?
2022 Revue: Knox County Schools
A new superintendent and a newly partisan school board set a new course in the face of unflattering state data.
Power Poll: Rewinding 2022
Respondents weigh in on what they see as the most significant stories in government and education from the past year.
A state law could lead to more than 2,500 Knox County third-graders being held back because of a single reading score.