This article was written by Elizabeth Zumpe of UMass Lowell While many American students and their parents worry that the next mass shooting could happen at their school, schools are also facing a number of other...
There was no shortage of elected officials at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Lonsdale Elementary School in Northwest Knoxville on Monday morning.  The $19.95 million replacement school, located at the previous site of Lonsdale Park,...
This article was written by Lucas Brooks of Tennessee Lookout Last fall, in a move opposed by many nonpartisan education organizations such as the Tennessee School Boards Association, the General Assembly voted to allow partisan school...
Members of the Knox County School Board on Wednesday narrowly struck down a bid to shorten the amount of time that citizens are given to register if they want to speak during the Public Forum...
Knox County Schools’ new leader, Dr. Jon Rysewyk, hit the ground running this week by announcing an administrative restructuring as well as a goal of “putting students at the center of every decision.” “Knox County is...
The new Knox County Schools Superintendent, Dr. John Rysewyk, attended a Board of Education work session for the first time in his new position Monday.  “This is a dream come true, and it’s nice to finally...
An expert in forestry management and a specialist in Deaf education from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville have been named as Fulbright Scholars for the 2022–23 academic year. The Fulbright Program, which is administered by the...
This article was written by Jamie Satterfield of Tennessee Lookout A Knoxville Police Department officer slammed the face of a handcuffed middle school student onto a table—causing a gash on the boy’s chin—in a search for...
This article was written by Sam Stockard of Tennessee Lookout State Rep. Jerry Sexton said Wednesday he would “burn” books found obscene by an expanded state textbook commission charged with policing school library selections. In debate with...
This article was written by Jamie Satterfield of Tennessee Lookout Parents of a Knox County high school freshman with a rare hearing disorder are seeking an emergency appeal after a federal judge refused to force the...