East Hamilton Middle-High School boosters hope community members will step up to the plate financially to help get a new baseball field built.
For generations, teachers taught and students learned. And if little Johnny didn’t learn, the presumption was that he didn’t study hard enough.
Hamilton County Superintendent Rick Smith earned a $25,000 raise on Thursday, a move that prompted continual comparison between the superintendent's pay and that of teachers.
The Hamilton County Board of Education will vote this week on whether to give Superintendent Rick Smith a raise of about $25,000.
A study highlighting the chasm between the performance of Hamilton County's best and worst schools put school leaders' feet to the fire over allowing such inequality to persist and shoved the issue of the system's achievement gap into the spotlight.
In Hamilton County, there are parallel worlds — with crime, with health, and with schools.
After requesting a transfer, Principal Paul Smith will leave the Howard School to become principal at Tyner Middle Academy. A replacement principal for Howard has not yet been named.
Rick Smith has come a long way in two years.
Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Rick Smith could be in line for a hefty raise after board members delivered mostly glowing evaluations and approved a new round of contract talks.
A balanced budget proposal that does not require additional money from county taxpayers earned the Hamilton County Department of Education cheers from commissioners Thursday.
Edwina Gower compares it to cigarette smoking. Nearly everyone agrees that it's bad, yet thousands still light up.
Hamilton County school board members unanimously approved a $393 million budget Thursday, moving the current draft from their hands to county officials for approval.
Villages at Alton Park homeowners saw a public notice in the Chattanooga Times Free Press this month that stated the city had awarded Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga $387,000 to build seven homes in their community on Canary Circle.
It might be Soddy-Daisy's worst-kept secret.
Despite months of talk about major, systemwide technology upgrades, Hamilton County Schools officials aren't putting up any of their own cash for the effort next year.