Rather than sitting still at their desks, students at McConnell Elementary School are hopping and skipping across colorful mats.
Amanda Thurmond's fourth-grade classes haven't touched a textbook in months.
School officials say a pair of national awards are just the most recent evidence that a focus on individualized education and school choice is paying off in Hamilton County's magnet schools.
State nutrition consultants stood at the front of the cafeteria line at Soddy-Daisy Middle School on Wednesday and watched students choose their lunches.
Hamilton County Schools will receive more than $10 million in federal funds to help boost the prospects at five of its worst-performing schools.
An injection of additional teachers headed for Brown International Academy will boost attention paid to academically stunted students, a move school officials hope will markedly improve test scores this spring.
WASHINGTON — By now, everyone who's anyone in Hamilton County knows the school system's biggest 21st-century resurrection.
Hamilton County hopes to transform some of its worst-performing schools by building its school innovation zone.
Parents considering magnet schools for their children can find more information at a magnet school fair set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Dozens of Hamilton County teachers are interviewing to keep their jobs as part of an effort to turn around the district's lowest-performing schools.
Catoosa County Schools already have seven officers at its three middle schools, three high schools and its alternative school. But that leaves the county's 10 elementary schools with no SRO presence. The school district covers half the cost of the SROs, w
Eight Hamilton County teachers received certification from the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards, the highest teaching credential in the United States. Teachers receiving certification hailed from a variety of disciplines and grade levels.
Some say Hamilton County Schools took a risk when the district became the first in the state to seek TennCare reimbursement for some special education services.
Hamilton County schools don't have enough computers for students, according to a report discussed Thursday during a Board of Education session on technology.
Early this year, a ninth-grader at Hamilton County's STEM school was stumped by an algebra homework problem. So he went online to pose a question to his teacher.