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.

Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Rick Smith is either terrible at long-range planning or about as good as he can be — depending on which school board member graded him on his annual evaluation that became available Friday.

Should it cost an extra $100 a month out-of-pocket for Hamilton County public school teachers and employees to keep their spouses on the school district’s health plan, raising the monthly cost to $533 for families?

Grit and hard work got Allen Elementary School in Soddy-Daisy recognized Thursday as one of the top schools in Tennessee, Principal Earlene Weeks said.

Hamilton County commissioners on Wednesday unanimously approved nearly $3 million in contracts with four architects for design work at four schools.

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