Each tutoring center costs $15,000 or less per year to run, depending on staffing and technology needs.
The L&N STEM Academy announced Monday that it will begin taking applications for students from outside of Knox County in addition to students within the county.More >> The L&N STEM Academy announced Monday that it will begin taking applications for students from outside of Knox County in addition to students within the county.More >> Many people used to play on big, brightly colored plastic or metal playground equipment during recess. However, a new UT study found that a natural playscape, with logs and flowers, is more beneficial for students.More >> Language arts teacher Danna Smith says one reason why students' test scores are improving is new technology, like electronic interactive white boards called Smart Boards.More >> Carter High School is trying an unconventional method to improve test scores. The freshmen core classes are split up by gender.More >> Tutoring sessions can be expensive, but the Knox County Schools system is getting outside help to boost academic achievement for high school students.More >> Some Webb School of Knoxville students are squeezing the most fun out of the last few days of summer camp, before heading back to class in less than two weeks.More >> School doesn't officially start for a couple more weeks, but more than 100 Roane County students are voluntarily spending part of their summer vacation in math camp.More >> Educators are finding it tougher than ever to get the message out that becoming pregnant too young can have negative consequences. But some teens in Knoxville are getting the message at a summer camp.More >> Imagine learning math, science and social studies while performing like an acrobat. The Community Schools program at Pond Gap Elementary School is getting results in a non-conventional way, and students continue to reach new heights in the summer program.More >> If you want to guarantee yourself a job in the future, study science, technology, engineering and math. That's the message being told in schools across the country right now, but statistics show girls are less likely than boys to pursue those careers.More >>
By ERICA ESTEP 6 News Education Reporter COSBY (WATE) - Lottery sales in Tennessee benefit education, paying for college scholarships, early childhood programs and after school programs. In one SevierMore >> Lottery sales in Tennessee benefit education, paying for college scholarships, early childhood programs and after school programs. In one Sevier County school, they're putting lottery funds to good use, boosting test scores, reading and students' confidence.More >> It's no secret that Tennessee students are behind in some needed skills, and reading is one of them. But a handful of Knox County schools, including Norwood Elementary, are trying something new, aimed at a dramatic shift.More >> Kids are being terrorized in school, on the bus, even in their own homes by bullies. Teenagers committing suicides and juveniles committing adult crimes that could land them behind bars seem to be on the rise.More >> Talbott Elementary in Jefferson County is using a new bullying prevention program to help their students.
Meetings with the White Pine seventh graders start each week by sharing something fun. Ice breakers they call it.More >> 6 News spoke with Karen Brinks, a librarian at Fulton High School, about a bullying-prevention program she runs at Knox County High Schools.More >> Bullying is no longer just a school problem, and experts say schools need lots of help dealing with the damaging and long lasting effects it can have on children.More >> Faculty and staff at Johnson University said Extreme Makeover: Home Edition family the Watsons have a history of service.
Mark Stephen Foster was sentenced Thursday to 56 years for shooting and wounding two Inskip Elementary School administrators in 2010.More >> An organization called FIRST, For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, is holding its annual robotics competition this weekend in Knoxville.More >>