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Knox County Board of Education sets last day for students

The Knox County Board of Education held its April meeting Monday evening via Zoom and streamed live through the school system’s website. During the meeting, the board set the last day for students on May 14, and a return date of Aug. 6. Kicking off the meeting, Superintendent...
Posted On 03 May 2020
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Knox County Schools closing for a month

Knox County Public Schools officials announced Thursday that schools will be closed for a month beginning Monday in response to the threat of the coronavirus Officials stated that students would receive printed material when leaving school Friday to provide instruction during...

Knox County Schools update policies, procedures on use of metal detectors

The Knox County Public Schools board held a special called meeting on March 12 to update a policy and procedure relating to metal detector use in the district’s schools. “This deals with the safety of our children. We’ve got to dot a few i’s and cross a few t’s in relation to...
Posted On 14 Mar 2018
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Knox Board of Education passes tax increase

As required by state law, the Knox County Board of Education recently held a public hearing before a special called meeting where they would finalize an increase in taxes. However, not a single person was present to oppose or support the increase and after 30 minutes of silence...
Posted On 20 Sep 2017
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Ex-Knox County school board chair seeks to regain seat

Over three months after resigning, former Knox County Board of Education Chairman Dexter Smith has cast himself back into the spotlight. On Tuesday, Aug. 9, Smith filed to run in the November election to again represent Knox County School Board’s fourth district. Knox County...
Posted On 10 Aug 2016
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