Scores for every tested subject rose this year for Hamilton County schools, according to the 2012 Tennessee Report Card.
When the $21 million Ooltewah Elementary School opens next fall, it will be the county's largest elementary in both sheer size and capacity.
After plenty of giggles and 30 seconds or so of planning, an eighth-grader steps in front of the camera, clapping her arms together imitating the motion of the black-and-white clapper boards used on movie sets.
Students and teachers will get a few more hours together next year as Hamilton County Schools administrators look to pack three more instructional days into the 2013-14 school calendar.
Hamilton County Schools officials are being more cautious about approving school field trips. And so is the school board.
Seven months after Signal Mountain High School teachers and students came under fire for consuming alcohol on a school-sponsored trip to the Bahamas, some school board members are eyeing a policy change and a possible end to such trips.
The latest corporate donation to Hamilton County's science, technology, engineering and math high school brings the project even closer to its fundraising goal of $500,000.
Research shows that kids who read well in early grades are more likely to graduate from high school, stay out of trouble and lead successful lives.
Area203 Digital gave a $100,000 check this morning to the Hamilton County STEM school during a grand opening celebration.
It only took one trip for Lisa Hughey and her family to get hooked on the Special Olympics.
The loss of the chicken sandwich was perhaps the toughest to swallow.
Hamilton County School officials are recommending new financial safeguards for the Red Bank Elementary PTA after an internal investigation led to an elected officer being accused of spending nearly $1,000 in PTA funds on personal expenses.
The president of Red Bank Elementary School’s Parent-Teacher Association is facing criminal charges, accused of misusing PTA funds.
Hunger among some students has become so common that one elementary school teacher keeps a bagful of Froot Loops near her classroom door.
Central High School is replacing its hail-damaged roof, but perhaps not soon enough for concerned parents.
Superintendent Rick Smith doesn't support public school vouchers or efforts to take public charter school approval away from local school boards, the Hamilton County Schools chief told parents and educators Wednesday.
The Hamilton County Department of Education is investigating the financial books of Red Bank Elementary School Parent-Teacher Association.
In Hamilton County, 1 in 10 high school students says he or she has been hit, slapped or purposely physically hurt by a boyfriend or girlfriend.
Pay raises are a high priority for the teachers union as representatives undertake negotiations with Hamilton County Schools.
The president of Bryan College now admits he may have made a mistake by suppressing a student newspaper story about a professor who resigned after being arrested on charges of attempted child molestation.
A white or Asian student in Hamilton County does 21 percent better in high school math than a black, Hispanic or Native American.
Mostly, it's what we already knew.
Central High School will get a new roof after this week's rains caused flooding and canceled classes.
Design work will start immediately on a new East Brainerd Elementary School.
Hamilton County Commissioners voted 8-0 this morning to approve TWH Architects for design of the new East Brainerd Elementary School.
The American education system may not be as bad as you think.
Reforms meant to boost Tennessee schools actually could end up harming public education.
They keep talking, but members of the Hamilton County Commission and the Hamilton County Board of Education still are having a hard time communicating.
There was a sign of peace Thursday morning in the battle between the Hamilton County Commission and the county school board.
Elaine Swafford knew the challenges she faced when she took over the Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy, a charter school identified as one of the worst-performing schools in the state.
In an effort to do things the right way, Hamilton County Schools will start small on its new virtual school, which opens today with about 20 students.
Enrollment continues to hold steady for Hamilton County Schools, up 469 students over this time last year.
The clock is running out if a new East Brainerd Elementary School is to be designed, built and opened by fall of 2014.
A proposed agreement on how surplus school properties are discarded could help bridge the gap between the Hamilton County Board of Education and the Hamilton County Commission, officials said Tuesday.
There's a rule in Stacy Hill's math classroom: Students can't ask the teacher questions before they have first tried asking another student.
There's a gem going up in Red Bank. You just might not be able to see it.
In his official response to allegations of First Amendment violations, Walker County Schools Superintendent Damon Raines doesn’t admit to any wrongdoing but does hint at a possible change of course in the future.
A $100,000 grant will help Hamilton County Schools create a new leadership development program that's intended to build a steady pipeline of well-trained teachers and principals.
Six Hamilton County schools are among the best in the state for academic performance and growth on state exams, officials announced Monday.
Five Hamilton County elementary schools and middle-high magnet school earned recognition as Tennessee’s “Reward Schools” today.
Hamilton County Schools' special education department has saved more than $1 million over the last three years by seeking TennCare reimbursement for some of the services provided to special education students.
To get state funding for new programs in Tennessee higher education, older ones will have to go.
Walker County Schools officials Wednesday were mum on accusations that Ridgeland High School's football program is violating the First Amendment rights of players.
Hamilton County students taking the ACT college entrance exam in 2012 saw another year of growth and improved scores in every tested subject area.
Local leaders envision transforming the Howard School into a centerpiece of downtown that would better prepare students for college, but also for vocational and technical careers.
The great outdoors rules in Ducktown, Tenn., Copperhill, Tenn., and McCaysville, Ga.
Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield says the city is committed to putting the former Maurice Poss Homes public housing site into the hands of the county school system.
The Hamilton County Board of Education on Thursday agreed to move forward on the construction of a new East Brainerd Elementary School, though a similar effort failed to pass the County Commission just a day before.
No Hamilton County sheriff's school resource officers are wandering the hallways of Howard School, Washington Alternative School, East Ridge Middle School or Ooltewah Middle School this fall.
Several Hamilton County Board of Education members say they'll question the proposed spending of more than $300,000 on consultants to work with teachers throughout the school district.