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Knox County Schools offering attendance outside the school zone

For anyone who’s looking to enroll their student outside of the attendance zone, Knox County Schools’ transfer window for the 2023-2024 school year is open.

ORAU opens applications for 2023 edition of Extreme Classroom Makeover

ORAU is announcing that applications are now open for the 2023 edition of Extreme Classroom Makeover, where one teacher will win $25,000 to purchase new technology for their classroom. Applications will be accepted through Jan. 31, 2023.

Applications and the video submission portal can be found, click here.

A panel of educators and ORAU staff will determine the wining classroom. Entries will be judged on how well they:

  • Demonstrate or explain the need for technology.
  • Demonstrate or explain the possible use of technology.
  • Demonstrate overall creativity in the entry.
  • Provide an explanation of the teaching philosophy and/or approach that will be used to expand the STEM learning experience and encourage students to pursue careers in STEM fields.