The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga isn't the best teacher's college in Tennessee, and it isn't the worst — it's somewhere in the middle, according to a recent state report.

On a hot August day during the first week of school, Heather Hobbs, a 26-year-old teacher at Andrew Johnson Elementary School in Kingsport, Tenn., asked her third-grade class to do something she knew that they wouldn’t be able to do.

The Hamilton County Commission and the Board of Education are once again trying to reboot their relationship.

Fights aren't common at Ooltewah Elementary School, but if one occurs, chances are that Principal Thomas Arnold can see who started it by reviewing footage from one of the school's security cameras.

Of the 102 seniors who graduated last year from the Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences, all but three went on to college, and the three who weren't college-bound enlisted in the military.

Hamilton teachers may share $13 million funds hike

State committee's report calls for increase but obstacles remain

A new report that calls on Tennessee to increase teachers' pay shows that the state shortchanges school districts right out of the gate.

State Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman says he knew coming into Tennessee that as Gov. Bill Haslam's personally recruited "change agent" in education he would "upset the apple cart" and encounter "push back" from the state's education establishment.

Hamilton County school board member ready to sue state

$14.5 million annually is at stake for schools

The Hamilton County Department of Education loses out on about $14.5 million annually because Tennessee doesn't fully fund the school district through its Basic Education Plan.

Hamilton County schools put local produce on tables

School district strives to find veggies and fruit from within 100 miles

Farm-to-table is all the rage these days, as upscale restaurants in Chattanooga and elsewhere strive to put local produce on their tables.

Hamilton County commissioners are re-extending hands to their school board counterparts after years of gridlock with the hope of bypassing tension the next time the board of education needs money or wants to build new schools.

Hamilton County schools could be the best in South

Superintendent outlines 'bold vision' at board retreat

A man who got married right out of Red Bank High School struggled for eight years to support his three kids and stay-at-home-wife on a $10-an-hour auto parts store job — until he scored a $30-an-hour computer-related job at Chattanooga's Volkswagen assembly plant.

More Tennessee high school seniors are graduating, and they’re doing better on the ACT test.

The high school graduation rate has improved for the third year in a row at Georgia’s public schools, climbing to 72.5 percent, the Georgia Department of Education announced Thursday.

The Tennessee Department of Education named a Hamilton County Schools principal as its 2014-2015 Principal of the Year.

The $21-million Ooltewah Elementary School, which opened last year, has an empty art classroom and an unused science lab because the Hamilton County Department of Education hasn't employed elementary school art teachers for years. And the school doesn't have money for a full-time science teacher, either.

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