Hamilton County's school buses ran a little lighter Thursday, as fewer kids showed up for classes on the first day of school.
It's all down to the dollars.
On Thursday, some 42,000 students and 6,000 employees headed back to school in Hamilton County.
About half of Tennessee school districts — including Hamilton County — need to improve the academic performance for students with disabilities, according to the latest data released by the Tennessee Department of Education.
Summer quickly is winding down for Hamilton County Schools students, who spent Monday registering at school, catching up with friends, meeting their teachers and checking out classrooms.
We’ve been taking tests since the days of the one-room schoolhouse.
Put your pencils down — Hamilton County students showed general improvement in 2013 test scores, according to a news release by the Hamilton County Department of Education.
Officials say they're making right the wrong done by last week's payroll snafu that left thousands of school employees without their usual paycheck.
The status quo is a no-go for Hamilton County's five iZone schools.
With just 18 days before Hamilton County students return to classes, the countdown is on to finish $50 million worth of new school construction.
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.