Knox County wants 70 percent of 2024 high school graduates to enroll in college. What would it take?
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.
As students struggle with mental health, Knox County Schools expands its contract with McNabb to provide counselors in all middle and high schools.
Knox County leaves it up to local communities to fund school playgrounds, with the result that some of the poorest areas have the worst equipment.
‘Living in the Unknown’
Strong sales tax revenue continues, but Knox County’s financial gurus see warning signs ahead.
No ‘Quick Fix’
With Knox County Schools scoring in the state’s lowest category this year, Superintendent Jon Rysewyk promises hard work and community engagement.
‘Recruit, Respect, Retain’
First Lady Jill Biden visits Knox County Schools to tout Tennessee’s ‘Grow Your Own’ approach to teacher preparation.