KCS Harassment Policy

Unfortunately, there has been a lot of misinformation spread regarding the Knox County Schools employee and student harassment policies. I want share factual information, rather than trying to address every false claim that is being spread.

The Knox County Board of Education reviews every policy, every year. It is actually required by state law, that

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Overhauling Antiquated Discipline Practices Should Not Wait

The Knox County Schools Board of Education recognized a need to make changes to discipline practices several years ago. After nearly three years of work, a clear and comprehensive plan has been created and presented for the Board to approve, but suddenly, there is a huge political push to put the brakes on all of

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School Voucher Issue Brief (TSBA)

Please continue contacting your representatives in the Tennessee House and Senate to let them know that you oppose school vouchers.

Public funds should remain in public control, rather than being pushed out to private corporations.

Public funds are meant to be used for the public good.

There are many choices available to people. Taking funds

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BILL FOR PARTISAN SCHOOL BOARD ELECTIONS

Partisan politics has no place in public education.

Please contact Representative Smith and Senator Gresham, as well as all members of the Local Government Subcommittee to let them know that you OPPOSE this legislation. (Contact information is below.)

Our kids and our public schools deserve to be represented by people who are focused on them

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CALLED MEETING TO SELECT A SUPERINTENDENT

KNOX COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION SPECIAL CALLED MEETING TO SELECT A SUPERINTENDENT MONDAY, MARCH 20TH, 2017 – 3PM The Knox County Board of Education has scheduled a special-called meeting at 3 p.m. on Monday, March 20, 2017, to select its Director of Schools from the two superintendent finalists for Knox County Schools. The meeting, which

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Austin East Dancers & Knoxville Police Department Dance Off

 

Draft Rezoning Proposal

The preliminary rezoning proposal has been drafted for our new middle schools. After a period for community input, the final proposal is expected to be presented to the Board of Education in May.

A link to the full draft is available at the bottom of this summary from the Knox County Schools Website:

PRELIMINARY

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Knox County Schools Superintendent Search Information

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The following information is from the Knox County Schools website. Please access all official documents here: Knox County Schools Superintendent Application

The Board of Education is seeking an experienced, discerning leader for the position of Superintendent. Located in Knoxville, Tenn., Knox County Schools serves approximately 60,000 students in 89 schools and was

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KCS Middle School Rezoning?

There is quite a lot of misinformation being spread about potential rezoning in Knox County Schools. Please look at the actual information being sent out from Knox County Schools, rather than listening to rumors.

The new middle schools are set to open in August 2018. (Almost 2 years)

There is currently NO PLAN in place

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KCS Testing Calendar Link

The Department of Research and Accountability has a calendar of county-wide testing available here:http://knoxschools.org/Page/2056

Other assessment information can also be found on the KCS Accountability webpage:http://knoxschools.org/site/Default.aspx?PageID=4351