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Grundy County closes in person classes for two weeks for Covid-19 cases

ALTAMONT, Tennessee (WDEF) - The Grundy county school system is on a two-week virtual only schedule due to an "overwhelming number" of positive COVID...

Virtual Learning Centers help kids do their school work virtually

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - The city of Chattanooga is bridging the gap by offering virtual learning centers. They offer students free internet access, and a safe learning...

Tennessee calculates major “learning loss” by students stuck at home

NASHVILLE (WDEF) - The State of Tennessee is calculating just how much students lost by not going to class during the pandemic. The Department of...

School Mental Services Expands in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is expanding its mental health services for students and teachers to every county.

What makes CCA a Magnet School of Excellence?

"The award is ownership by everyone here; our entire school family, our parents, our students, and especially our staff."

Red Bank High closed all week for school cleaning

RED BANK, Tennessee (WDEF) - The Hamilton County Schools have closed Red Bank High all week to clean and disinfect the buildings. Students are shifting...

Dr. Bryan Johnson wins Superintendent of the Year in Tennessee

"Dr. Johnson has built a culture in Hamilton County that is focused on doing what is best for students."

Hooked On Science – Cooking Soap In The Microwave

Some of you might use it in the shower, but have you ever considered putting it in the microwave?

Bradley County receives a School Safety Grant

BRADLEY COUNTY, Tenn (WDEF) - Bradley County Schools has been awarded a new grant from the Department of Justice COPS office. The school system says they...

Some schools are facing substitute teacher shortage

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) -Seven months into the Coronavirus pandemic,  schools are back in session and trying to create some normalcy. But some say they are...

Tennessee Covid-19 school dashboard goes online

Hamilton County info is not in the database yet. Only Grundy County is all in from our area so far.

Tennessee school dashboard misses debut

NASHVILLE (WDEF) - Nothing has been easy about setting up a web presence in Tennessee to report Covid-19 in individual schools. Gov. Bill Lee said...



GPS Soccer Stays Undefeated With 1-0 Win Over Rival Baylor

Chatttanooga-(WDEF-TV) The GPS soccer team remained perfect on the season Wednesday evening with a 1-0 win over rival Baylor. The match was scoreless at...

Local mom wonders why she’s facing charges

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) - Timeka Menifee showed News 12 the car she said she was pulled over in Friday night. It's a silver Ford...

CFC Fall to Oakland 3-2 in NISA Playoff Semifinals

The CFC's quest for the NISA Championship came to an end on Wednesday in Detroit as they lost to Oakland 3-2 in the playoff...

Vols Cade Mays Among Transfer Waiver Requests Granted by SEC Commissioner

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey has agreed to approve transfer waiver requests for players who switched schools inside the league....