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.

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.

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.

Setting the Goals

Knox County schools strategic plan

Improved reading and math scores and a more diverse workforce are among the aims in Knox County Schools’ new five-year plan.

School Choice Chronicles

Classroom chairs

The Legislature gears up for Gov. Bill Lee’s proposals to broaden charter authorization and school vouchers.

School on the Rebound

Career Magnet Academy

After nearly being shut down two months ago, Career Magnet Academy reports a surge in applications.

Exit Kane

Roger Kane at County Commission

After less than six months on the job, Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs’ education liaison resigns.

Strategic Thinking

Detail from Knox County Schools' strategic plan

Knox County School administrators have been struggling to complete a new strategic plan for nearly a year. Now the school board is taking over.