• In a 5-4 vote, Bryan Johnson selected as next Hamilton County Schools Superintendent

    The Hamilton County Board of Education voted 5-4 tonight to name Tennessee educator Bryan Johnson the district's permanent superintendent.It took one round of voting for Johnson to receive the five votes he needed to secure the post, which former Superintendent Rick Smith vacated 15 months ago.Kirk Kelly, interim superintendent of Hamilton County Schools, received votes Thursday night from board members Joe Galloway, David Testerman, Karitsa Mosley Jones and Kathy Lennon. But school board me...  Read More >

  • Fourth graders who read for fun on their own scored 17 points higher on the NAEP

    In 2015, average reading scores were higher compared to 2013 for fourth-grade students eligible for the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and for fourth-graders identified as students with disabilities. Scores for all racial/ethnic groups and for male and female students did not differ significantly in comparison to 2013.   Read More >

  • You’re invited to the Chatt Prep Open House on November 1st at 5 pm

    Come learn about our new school and meet the principal! Event will be located at Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy (1802 Bailey Avenue)   Read More >

  • Can teacher housing entice educators to work in expensive cities?

    Experiments in making life as a teacher more affordable show how rising real estate costs hurt urban districtsTeaching crises have challenged American education for decades. Increasing enrollment, substandard facilities, and a scramble to find a way to pay for solutions: Today’s familiar pressures were making headlines back in 1954. At the time, in another example of “same news, different day,” the San Francisco superintendent of schools declared that the city’s teacher s...  Read More >

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