Hitting Their Marks

Testing

State test results show Knox County schools making gains overall, with plenty of areas to work on.

Grading the Supe

Superintendent Bob Thomas

Despite missing data, the school board extends Knox County Schools Superintendent Bob Thomas’ contract for another year.

Hallway Monitors

The Knox County school board approves a new agreement on officers in the schools, and sends a message about restraint.

A Textbook Case

Studies Weekly

With $4.2 million in surplus revenues, the Knox County school board checks one last item off its budget wish list.

Schoolhouse Cops

Knox County schools

As the school board considers an amended agreement for law enforcement on campus, some raise concerns.

Motion to Reconsider

David Hayes addressing the Knox County school board

The Knox County school board sends proposed public forum restrictions back for more discussion.

Emerald in the Rough

Providers plan to open a health clinic at the Emerald Youth Foundation ministry complex under construction in Lonsdale.

Taking Care of Basics

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs’ first budget sticks with a proven template, but adds (and subtracts) a few flourishes.

Forum Decorum

The Knox County school board considers new restrictions on public speakers at its meetings.

Friendly Reception

School board 4-24-19

The Knox County school board enthusiastically approves a $506.6 million proposed budget and a capital plan with three new elementary schools.