Lawsuit Claims Hamilton County School Administrators Didn’t Protect Sexual Assault Victim

A Federal Lawsuit Claims A Chattanooga 7th Grader Was So Badly Harassed Following A Sexual Assault In A School Boiler Room That She Ended Up Having To Be Hospitalized Due To A Mental Breakdown.

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All 8 Hamilton County Charter Schools Required To Amend Their Contracts

Hamilton County Public Charter Schools Are Being Required To Redo Their Contracts With The School District And Include A Performance Framework In Order To Be In Compliance With State Law.

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Hamilton County School Board Predicts 30% of Third-Graders At-Risk Of Retention

Hamilton County School’s District Officials Are Expecting At Least 30% Of Third Grade Students To Be In Danger Of Not Making It To The Fourth Grade.

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TN GOP Forces Lifelong Republican To Run As Independent For Hamilton County School Board

Christine Essex Is A Lifelong Republican Who Was Forced To Run As An Independent By The Tennessee Republican Party, Potentially Costing Her The District 10 Hamilton County School Board Seat.

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State Senator Holds Annual Literacy Summit In Hamilton County

State Senator Bo Watson (R-Hixson-District 11) Held His Second Annual Literacy Summit In Collegedale Last Week. He And Several Other State And Education Officials Talked About The New Updates To The Tennessee Literacy Success Act, Including The Third-Grade Retention Law.

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Top Salaries Paid To SEL And Equity Directors In Hamilton County Schools

Making The Top Hamilton County Schools Salary List For 2022-2023 Are The Positions Of Executive Director Of Social, Emotional, And Academic Development At $124,015 A Year, And Chief Equity Officer At $137,881 A Year.

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Senator Bo Watson Presents The 2022 Literacy Summit

District 11 Senator Bo Watson (R-Hixson) Will Present The 2022 Literacy Summit As Part Of His Ongoing Efforts To Elevate The Importance Of Literacy In Early Childhood. The Summit Comes At A Pivotal Time – Data Released Earlier This Month Showed Hamilton County Made Far Less Academic Growth In Literacy Than Expected.

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Report Questions Tennessee Public School’s Spending Of $3.5B In COVID-19 Relief Funds

A New Report From Beacon Center Of Tennessee Shows That School Districts Throughout Tennessee Received A Total Of Nearly $3.5 Billion Sent Directly To Districts In Covid-19 Recovery Funding. That Funding, However, Was Then Used By Districts For Items Such As Mattress Pads, Instant Pots, Toaster Ovens, Apple Pens, Security Cameras, Sound Systems, And Sending Teachers To A Conference In Baltimore.

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Hamilton County Commission Appropriates $70K For “Restorative Justice” In Hamilton County Schools

Last Week, Hamilton County Commissioners Voted To Appropriate $70 Thousand To “Address Discipline Disparities And Aid Implementation Of Restorative Practices In Local Schools.”

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