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.

You can stand at the podium and share your thoughts with the Hamilton County School Board — provided you submit a written request 72 hours beforehand to get on the agenda.

NASHVILLE — More than two decades before national Common Core education standards became a target for critics, then-President George H.W. Bush and his education secretary unveiled their own ambitious strategy for improving the nation's ailing schools.

Tennessee leads the nation in low-paying jobs — and that goes for educational consultants who coach teachers, too.

Calling Jan Richardson a “rock star” in the world of children’s reading and literacy instruction doesn’t go far enough for Allyson DeYoung.

UnifiED is a new Chattanooga nonprofit organization that aims to get people more involved in Hamilton County’s schools.

Brent Hurst made school history in Dunlap, Tenn., on Wednesday.

  • Sept. 13th, 2014  |
  • By Staff Writer

The Hamilton County School District moved closer to its long-range goal to shut down Alpine Crest, DuPont and Rivermont elementary schools and replace them with a new, supersized elementary school where the Hixson Pike YMCA now stands.

Every student gets an iPad at the STEM School, a Hamilton County high school on the campus of Chattanooga State Community College.

East Hamilton Middle/High School honored three teachers Wednesday morning for saving a student's life.

The Howard School has long been a source of pride in Chattanooga's black community.

Life got tougher Thursday for teachers and school employees whose spouses get health insurance through the Hamilton County Department of Education.

A high-speed fiber-optic network that will connect more than 330 schools and 250,000 students across North Georgia is the first of its kind in the nation, its founders said.

The Hamilton County school board didn't waste time Thursday changing the way the school system's health care plan handles spouses.

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