Hamilton County Schools Show Improvement In Several Areas On 2013 Tests

Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Hamilton County Schools district level 2013 test results show improvement for Algebra I, Algebra II. Biology I, English  Ill, Math Grades 3 to 8, Reading-Language Arts (RLA) Grades 3 to 8, and Science Grades 3 to 8 when compared to school year 2012, officials said.   

Annual Measures Objectives (AMOs) have not traditionally included Social Studies so only one year of data is provided for Social Studies Grades 3 to 8 and United States History, it was stated. 

The Tennessee Department of Education does not plan to release the accountability data until August 5. Accountability data will determine the status for the district as Exemplary, Intermediate, or Needs Improvement.

Click here for the achievement for all grades report.

Click here for the Hamilton County achievement results.

Click here for the Hamilton County gap closure report.


Thirty-One Baylor Students Participate in SHS Model UN

Baylor sent 29 delegates to the Southeastern High School Model United Nations conference, held Nov. 20-22 at the Chattanoogan Hotel. In addition to the delegates, Baylor senior Aman Madan served as secretary general and senior Marie Thibault-Messier served as undersecretary general. SHSMUN is a Model UN conference completely organized by high school students. Unique to SHSMUN, ... (click for more)

Virginia College Hosts Holiday Open House Dec. 6

Virginia College in Chattanooga will host a free Holiday Friends and Family Open House for staff, faculty, students and their families on Saturday, Dec. 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., to be held at the campus located at 721 Eastgate Loop Road. Attendees will learn about the educational opportunities available to Chattanooga-area students at Virginia College. Various ... (click for more)

2 Chattanooga Bounty Hunters In Jail After Man They Sought Not Home And They Take His Wife

Two Chattanooga bounty hunters are in jail near Atlanta after police said they took a man's wife away in handcuffs after the man they were seeking was not home. Khalil Abdullah and Kevin Roberson were charged with kidnapping, false arrest and false imprisonment. In an incident in Gwinnett County, police said the pair broke into a home wielding guns and found the man they were ... (click for more)

Bradley County Police Investigating Shooting; Victim Dies

The Bradley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred in the area of Georgetown Road. The sheriff's office said Sunday night that the victim had died. The victim's name has not yet been released.  A BCSO officer was waved down at the intersection of 25 th Street and Peerless Road by the driver of a vehicle who told the officer a gunshot victim ... (click for more)

When Black Friday Comes

So it’s Thanksgiving morning. You stumble out of bed and head to the bathroom to pee. Push the handle and away it goes (where does it go, anyway?) Better head to the kitchen and get the coffee on. While it’s brewing maybe a hot shower – love that gas water heater, I mean, it heats the water, and lots of it. Now time to enjoy a cup o’ joe and some breakfast while catching up with ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: UVa --Time For Change

The University of Virginia is, by any measure, one of the finest universities in the world. I have long admired it, whether covering dozens of sports events, cavorting with countless friends, or benefitting repeatedly from the surgical skills of the late world-class humanitarian Frank McCue. But today there is a terrible pall over “Mr. Jefferson’s university” – no, make that a ... (click for more)