Six Hamilton County schools are among the best in the state for academic performance and growth on state exams, officials announced Monday.
Five Hamilton County elementary schools and middle-high magnet school earned recognition as Tennessee’s “Reward Schools” today.
Hamilton County Schools' special education department has saved more than $1 million over the last three years by seeking TennCare reimbursement for some of the services provided to special education students.
To get state funding for new programs in Tennessee higher education, older ones will have to go.
Walker County Schools officials Wednesday were mum on accusations that Ridgeland High School's football program is violating the First Amendment rights of players.
Hamilton County students taking the ACT college entrance exam in 2012 saw another year of growth and improved scores in every tested subject area.
Local leaders envision transforming the Howard School into a centerpiece of downtown that would better prepare students for college, but also for vocational and technical careers.
The great outdoors rules in Ducktown, Tenn., Copperhill, Tenn., and McCaysville, Ga.
Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield says the city is committed to putting the former Maurice Poss Homes public housing site into the hands of the county school system.
The Hamilton County Board of Education on Thursday agreed to move forward on the construction of a new East Brainerd Elementary School, though a similar effort failed to pass the County Commission just a day before.
No Hamilton County sheriff's school resource officers are wandering the hallways of Howard School, Washington Alternative School, East Ridge Middle School or Ooltewah Middle School this fall.
Several Hamilton County Board of Education members say they'll question the proposed spending of more than $300,000 on consultants to work with teachers throughout the school district.
Hamilton County Schools saw another year of big gains in student enrollment.
Enrollment in Hamilton County Schools continues to rise.
For the first time in at least half a decade, test scores at Chattanooga's Howard School put it in good standing with the Tennessee Department of Education.
Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Rick Smith and County Mayor Jim Coppinger selected TWH Architects for the new East Brainerd Elementary School last week, and now they're asking the County Commission and school board to approve their selection.
Nick Gatlin isn't much of a science guru and never liked science classes too much. But that's something teachers and staff at Hamilton County's newest school hope to change.
Chattanooga’s Howard School is no longer counted among Tennessee’s lowest performing schools.
You couldn’t ask for a more scenic backdrop or plentiful downtown than you’ll find in Rome, Ga.
Spend a few hours or stay the weekend to enjoy history, natural beauty
Surrounded by mountain views and rolling hills, Cave Spring is a tiny town where everybody knows everybody. But don’t worry, the locals are plenty used to visitors.
When the bells ring in schools across Hamilton County on Monday morning, thousands of students who should be at their desks likely won't even be in school.
The cost of school lunches will increase in public school systems throughout the region as districts work to incorporate healthier — and more costly — federal meal guidelines.
The core mission will remain much the same, but over the next five years, the Public Education Foundation will venture into new territory, including school districts outside Hamilton County.
As students head back to school, Comcast and local PTAs are encouraging low-income families to take advantage of the cable company's $10 monthly broadband Internet service.
After spending a year working and filming inside the halls of Howard School, local documentary producers walked away with some lessons of their own.
Donna Perkins' classroom is stocked with whiteboards, desks and computers, but little else.
Retired teacher Donna Horn beat retired teacher and principal Ralph Miller in a close race for the District 7 seat on the Hamilton County Board of Education.
Jonathan Welch has won the District 2 seat on the Hamilton County Board of Education, despite a write-in effort from Mike Harvey.
Forget memorizing formulas, times tables and equations. A new set of math standards will require Tennessee students to fully master the why and how of math concepts as opposed to just coming up with the right answer.
Whitfield County voters narrowly approved an education special purpose local option sales tax Tuesday. The 1 cent sales tax is projected to generate about $105 million over the next five years.
Whitfield County’s special 1-percent education sales tax narrowly was approved by voters today.
After investing countless man-hours and $50,000 into a weeklong cosmetic renovation, organizers are about ready to hand Red Bank High School back to its faculty and students.
Hamilton County's teachers union has made its recommendations for several local political contests, but two longtime members didn't earn its endorsement.
As a district, Hamilton County Schools improved in every tested subject area on this year's state exams.
Hamilton County Schools students saw improvement on all state test subject areas in the latest results released today by state officials.
After she left Red Bank High School late Friday evening, Deb Weiss' restless mind was racing.
The first day at a new school is always a little nerve-wracking. But students at Hamilton County's new science, technology, engineering and math school will know most of their peers and teachers when school begins on Aug. 13.
The Hamilton County Department of Education will spend nearly $30,000 for a consultant to spend 11 days with teachers at one school.
Red Bank High School is ready for its big face-lift.
It's a battle between two educators for the District 7 seat on the Hamilton County Board of Education.
Write-in campaigns are always a long shot, but Mike Harvey is aiming at grabbing the District 2 seat on the Hamilton County Board of Education.
Unum is upping the ante of its commitment to schools by announcing a gift of nearly half a million dollars to local education projects.
Unum has pledged to give $450,000 to the local school system over the next three years, officials announced today.
School board contender Katherine Benefield says she's the "diametric opposite" of District 1 incumbent Rhonda Thurman.
Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger is now appearing solo on the airwaves and cable in his first-ever campaign ads.
There have been small disappointments, political tiffs and a few cringe-worthy headlines, but in his first year, Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Rick Smith has maintained the favor of those who initially brought him into power.
Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., sat in an editorial board meeting Monday with the Chattanooga Times Free Press and was asked a simple question: Why should he be re-elected?
The spectacle was less of a boom and more of a fizzle, whoosh and splash.
Without any open discussion, Hamilton County commissioners unanimously approved a new policy Tuesday, formalizing their long-standing practice of allowing public prayer at meetings.
The Hamilton County Commission approved a new prayer policy today, further formalizing the body’s intent to allow public prayer at meetings.