Disparities and Discontent

Brian Hartsell at DEO meeting

As Knox County Schools renews its commitment to reducing racial gaps, activists demand immediate answers in a shooting.

‘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.

Discipline Disparities

School discipline data

The latest Knox County Schools data shows a move toward ‘restorative learning,’ but persistent racial differences in student punishment.