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Tennessee Education Commissioner discusses plan for priority schools in Hamilton County

Despite years of efforts by the Hamilton County Department of Education, Chattanooga still has five under-performing schools.
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Hamilton County School Board passes 2017-2018 school year budget

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – After tabling the school budget vote last week, tonight Hamilton County School Board members passed a balanced budget for the 2017 to 2018 school year. Board members voted in favor of it 8 to 1. The budget asks for a $24.5 million increase. Steve Highlander, the Hamilton School Board chairman, says some […]
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Hamilton County Schools announce new superintendent finalists

Hamilton County Schools will soon see a new superintendent.
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Hamilton County School Board tables budget vote

The Hamilton County School Board was tasked with approving next year's budget and they decided to table the vote.
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Hamilton Co. School Board makes proposal to Commissioners

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) The Hamilton County School Board is making a proposal to Commissioners to dip into its reserve fund to repair the roofs of several schools. The Commission heard that at their agenda session this morning. The proposal followed a meeting between Commissioners Tim Boyd and Sabrina Smedley. That’s when Boyd proposed a series of […]
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Hamilton Co School Board Meeting district proposal

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – The big topic at the Hamilton County School Board Meeting today was a proposal for Signal Mountain and Red Bank to become independent school districts. The school board and both red bank and signal mountain committees are currently in the process of doing a study. This study will allow the zones to […]
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Durham To Add Monitors to Hamilton Co. Bus Routes

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- Durham School Bus Services is currently looking for additional monitors to ride along through the buses contracted by the Hamilton County Department of Education.
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School Board continues to discuss busing in Hamilton County

Chattanooga, Tenn. (WDEF) -- The Hamilton County School Board is staying quite busy. Members met today for a third time since Thursday, discussing the district's strategic plan, superintendent search, and transportation changes.
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School Board Searches For New Superintendent

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- The search for a new Superintendent continues this week, as Hamilton County School Board members sat down with the search firm to discuss the process. Several things must first be addressed, before the search firm can select the best candidate to be the next Hamilton County School board leader. “The amount of […]
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Should the county continue using Durham busing or look for alternative?

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) -- With the Durham School Bus contract ending this summer the financial committee had to decide whether to add on an extension to the $45 million contract or not.