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Diversity Efforts for Teachers in Hamilton County

Hamilton County Schools are adopting news policies in hope of increasing diversity among educators.

Schools offer more info on migrant children in Chattanooga

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - Hamilton County school officials have offered more information on what they have learned about a faith-based group housing kids from the...

Golden Apple Award: Samantha Smith, Loftis Middle School

SODDY-DAISY, TN (WDEF) - English Language Arts is a vital part of a well-rounded education. Samantha Smith is great at making the page come...

What’s Right With Our Schools: E-I-H-I Induction at Howard School

CHATTANOOGA, TN (WDEF) - A fresh group of freshmen at Howard High School have started a career path that will take them into the...

Tennessee offering free online courses amid pandemic

Tennessee is offering free online courses to help people learn the skills needed for a variety of jobs in business, entry-level technology, healthcare, and social media and more.

Golden Apple: Andrew Jones, East Side Elementary

CHATTANOOGA, TN (WDEF) - Andrew Jones knows that communication is key for exceptional education students. He just started at East Side Elementary last August,...

TVA Grants Chattanooga Schools over 30 Grand for STEM

EPB partnered with TVA to provide 36 thousand dollars for STEM programs at 10 different Chattanooga area schools.

$36,000 in STEM Grants Awarded to 10 Area Schools

Ten area schools were awarded a total of $36,000 in STEM Grants from EPB and TVA. The money will "help develop today’s students into tomorrow’s engineers, scientists and IT professionals."

Golden Apple Award: Claire Millsaps, Big Ridge Elementary

CHATTANOOGA, TN (WDEF) - The pandemic forced teachers to adapt. Virtual learning is typically not ideal. Claire Millsaps took on that challenge in style,...

What’s Right With Our Schools: Bess T. Shepherd Keeping Students Hydrated

CHATTANOOGA, TN (WDEF) - Water makes up more than half of our bodies. Depending on their age, children should drink anywhere from 4 to...

Hooked On Science – Change an Egg Into a Geode Rock

What came first, the chicken or the... geode?!? Follow this experiment to change an egg into a geode rock.

Golden Apple Award: Richard Hardy’s Coach Tommy Wells

Tommy Wells is an institution at Richard Hardy Memorial School in South Pittsburg. Through his decades of teaching, he has displayed genuine kindness to all his students and players earning him this week's Golden Apple Award.


Chattanooga firefighters battle fire on Wilsonia Avenue

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- Chattanooga fire firefighters were able to put out a house fire very quickly on Wilsonia Avenue this morning. According to the fire...

Chattanooga police search for missing teen

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- Chattanooga police are asking for the communities help with finding a missing teen. Police say that 13-year-old Stefaniz Mendez left her home...

Three men shot on Dodson Avenue

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- Three people were shot early Saturday morning in Chattanooga. According to police, the three men were in the 800 block of Dodson...

UPDATE: Stolen Truck and One Dog Found, One Missing

UPDATE:The red truck has been located along with one dog. Harry, the 30 lb terrier, has been found! Coconut, anatolian, is still missing. EARLIER: Chattanooga Police...