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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]