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Previously Published (Chronoligical Order newest to oldest)
Knox County Schools Accepted into Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools
Carter High School receives $50,000 TAP Founder's Award
2014 Teachers of the Year honored at annual banquet
Students' experiments bound for space aboard International Space Station
Teachers of the Year honored at annual banquet 2/25/14
6th Annual Rusty Wallace Honda Race for the Schools March 1, 2014
Students' experiments bound for space aboard International Space Station
Superintendent McIntyre Delivers State of the Schools Address 2/11/14
Teacher Survey ResultsTeacher Comments
Superintendent McIntyre develops action steps for teacher support
State releases 2013 Report Card: Knox County Schools receives straight As in Achievement
Strategic Plan Development: Next Community Feedback session November 21 at Bearden High
2013 National Assessment of Education results: Tennessee students fastest improving in nation
Veteran's Day Parade 2013
KCS graduates second group of School Security Officers
Student feedback survey
Coupon Sales Celebration marks successful silver anniversary
Parents, students explore Magnet school choices
Custom decorations for goverrnor's tree
TutorTN gives Knox County students free tutoring online
Adult Education Program Celebrats New Facility Oct 2013
Parent Conference, Transition Fair is feature rich Oct 2013
Knox County Teacher is Tennessee "Teacher of the Year"  Oct 2013
Advanced Placement Pilog Program is designed to increase student participation Oct.  2013
MacBooks and Smiles - Holston Middle students receive 1:1 School Technology Challenge equipment
Strategic Plan Development Underway - Input Needed 
Launch of TutorTN Gives Knox County Students Free Tutoring Online
Shannondale breaks ground on addition 2013
West Haven skit officially launches Coupon Book Campaign
East Tennessee Superintendents show support for Common Core
Superintendent honored with National PTA Lifetime Achievement Award
Five KCS schools receive high performing, progressing accolade
ETCH funds 10 additional nurses
Superintendent's inital school visits
Carter Elementary School Ribbon Cutting
 Northshore Elementary School Ribbon Cutting
KCS shows increase in student achievement
School Security Officers Complete Training
Elert and Associates' contract audit release
ORAU unveils "Extreme Classroom Makeover" at lotts
Reminder to parents of state-required immunizations
KCS hosts 6th, 9th grade orientation
KCS Shows increase in student achievement (Aug 2013)
Regaining S.T.E.A.M.: Vine Middle featured on national site
Knox County Schools awarded grant valued at $1.2 million; Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to fund "smart spending" initiative
East Knox County Elementary student's recipe among "Kids" State Dinner selections
Sales Tax Holiday is August 2-4
KCS Teacher finalist for Tennessee Teacher of the Year
2013 TCAP results show sustained growth among Tennessee students; third consecutive year of continued improvement
Knox County Health Department, Knox County Schools remind parents of state required immunizations
Undersecretary to visit Sarah Moore Greene Magnet Elementary
Teachers attend week-long training for 1:1 Technology Challenge grant winners
Carter Elementary School check presentation by Mayor Burchett
Knox County Health Department, Knox County Schools remind parents of state-required immunizations
Sarah Moore Greene students, Hurricane Sandy students join First Lady for Summer harvest of White House Garden
2013 KCS High School Graduations Scheduled
Barney Thompson Scholarship Winners
KCS-UT Precollegiate Scholars present results of year-long research projects.
Farragut Middle students are C-SPAN competition winners
Knox County Schools part of Tennessee investment to develop school leaders
Summer Transfer window opens May 28 for students
Superintendent appoints new Security Chief
KCS Nurtritional Services Director receives award
KCS Superintendent featured by the Annenburg Institute for School Reform
Three Knox County High Schools Listed in the 2013 U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools Ranking
UT honors Knox County administrator for Excellence in Leadership
CTE goes Live on Market Square April 19
Leadership Academy Class of 2013 Announced
KCS announces winners of School Technology Challenge
Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Process
U.S. Secretary of Education visits Knox County Schools
Sarah Moore Greene students help First Lady plant White House Garden
Voluntary Pre-K Round Up April 29 - May 2
Dine Out For Education April 16
Two KCS Robotics teams to vie for World Championship 3/2013
Budget Process Fiscal Year 2013-14
L&N STEM Academy named Apple Distinguished School 3/2013
Karla Fultz at A. L. Lotts Elementary Wins ORAU’s 2013 Extreme Classroom Makeover
Knox County Schools receives TAP Award of Distinction 3/2013
Superintendent testifies before U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education 2-28-2013
School Safety in Knox County Schools (links)
Superintendent delivers second annual State of the Schools Message
Dickl selected as Director of Southeast Regional School Nutrition Association
Knox County Schools Director of Nutrition has been selected as Director of the Southeast Region of the National School Nutrition Association.
Contribution from TVA expands STEM opportunities for Tennessee Students
KCS teacher named to state Rewards Scool Ambassadors panel
Principal for a Day 2012
Partners In Education Sportlights: KTFCU, KSO, Walgreens, Knoxville Zoo
Eleven Knox County schools earn APEX Awards (Nov. 2012)
State releases 2012 report card
KCS celebrates successful 2012 coupon book campaign
KCS teacher finalist for state award
Parent Conference highly successful
Two Knox County high school graduates receive College Board State AP Scholar Awards 10/12
Pond Gap principal recognized as among America's best 10/12
Inskip Elementary School winner of Focus School Grant 10/12
Thank a Teacher Week
Public meetings on elementary rezoning schedulled
10 Knox County Schools designated as Reward Schools by state
Knox County Schools announce gains in ACT results
State announces district achievement results
Knox County Schools meets all achievement targets
Knox County Health Department beginning flu vaccinations 9/12/12
8th Annual Parent Conference October 23 9/18/12
SCORE releases report following teacher evaluation feedback process 6/11/12
Knox County Commission approves $7 million school budget increase; no tax increase June 4, 2012
UT honoring five individuals for innovation, leadership 5/15/2012
Obama approves NCLB Waivers
Prinicpal for a Day is big success
Carter Middle School recevies national School of Promise Award
Leadership Academy Class of 2012-13 announced
KCS Students Selected to Participate in 47th Tennessee Junior Science and Humanities Symposium
KCS Robotics team compete in FIRST Robotics regional event 3/4/12
KCS Announces Teachers of the Year
Ground broken for new Southwest Sector school
State of the Schools Address January 19, 2012
December 2011
Knox County Schools receive $100,000 from TVA for TAP program
Leadership Academy accepting applications
Northwest Middle students all smiles after Fidelity Investments' surprise gift
Tenessee submits waiver application
Sculpture honors all educators
Commissioner Huffman proposes timeline flexibilty for evaluation system
Austin-East no longer eligible for Achievement School District
State releases 2011 Report Card
Bertlekamp Foundation
November 2011
Superintendent, Teacher of Year testify to House Education Committee
Knox County Schools launch anonymous tip program
Booker named State Teacher of the Year
Carter Elementary Principal receives national honor
STEM Academy art teacher is State TAEA Teacher of the Year; KCS also has regional winner
October 2011
Critselous named Prnicipal of the Year
Governor Haslam Visits UT's Center for Educational Leadership (More)
KCS Teacher among State finalists (More)
Milken Award Winner recognized at Board Meeting. (More)
First Leadership Academy Class presents Capstone Projects (More)
Inaugural Class of Pre-Collegiate Research Program announced (More)
Fidelity Investments donates over $20,000 worth of new musical instruments to Fulton High (More)
Reading Foundation launches "Read With Your Child" campaign (More)
UT's Tooms Honored for Research in Educational Administration( More)
Knox County Schools announces scholarship winners at annual PIE Luncheon (More)
ORAU awards $25,000 to Green Magnet in 2011 Extreme Classroom Makeover competition (More)
Gov. Haslam, Commissioner of Education visit Austin-East (More Photos, Story)
Great Schools Partnership honors 10 KCS Principals, schools
Cedar Bluff Middle School teacher selected for Fulbright-Hays Seminar Abroad Program
Tennessee PTA recognizes KCS employees; board member
Leadership Academy Announces New Class of Aspiring Principals (Details)
Knox County Schools selects Teachers of the Year
UT Teams Up with Former Lady Vol, WNBA Star to Help At-risk Students in Knox high schools

UT-Battelle gives $450,000 for distance learning Jan. 21, 2011 (Read More)

Knox County Schools, County, City partner for STEM high school (Read More)
UT, Partners, receive $2.8 million grant for teacher residency program (Read More)
Dr. Paul L. Kelley Volunteer Academy Opens (More)
November 1, 2010
Knox County Schools, County, City partner for STEM high school (MORE)
TAP expanded to 13 more Knox County Schools
Related story: KCS receives $26 million grant
(October 20, 2010)  (More)
The Knox County Schools to receive $26.5 million for TAP (More)
Broad Residents join The Knox County Schools to help manage education reform (Details)
New and Returning Board of Education members installed (More)
KCS Art Teacher is "Best in East Tennessee" (More)
KCS Sees massive increase in number of ACT takers
The Knox County Schools results for 2010  (Read More)
Dogwood Elementary teacher name Milken National Educator (Read More - full video of prentation)
AmeriCorps Awards Grant for TEACH/Here, a UT Partnership Program(Read More)
$1 Million for Arts Education Awarded to Tennessee (Read More)
$25,000 gift last year means six year dream is a reality in only six months (Read More)
Knox County Schools administrator honored by YWCA's "Tribute to Women" selection Read More
Aspiring School Principals Begin Study at UT Leadership Academy
June 1, 2010(Read More)(More Details | First Year Cohort |

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