Corn and Tomato Festival at New Harvest Park

The New Harvest Park Farmers Market is hosting a Corn and Tomato Festival this Thursday, July 14 from 3 to 6 p.m. at New Harvest Park, 4775 New Harvest Lane. For more information, visit this Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/846485845452968/   The...

Resetting the Conversation Around Assessment?

By Sally Absher Last week, the Tennessee Department of Education (TNDOE) Commissioner Candice McQueen announced that the department intends to award Questar, a national leader in large-scale assessment, a contract to develop and administer Tennessee’s annual state...

The Chalk Board for July 11, 2016

By Sally Absher Knox County TSA Students Win Big at TSA National Conference Local Technology Student Association (TSA) teams and individuals from the Knoxville area scored in the Top 10 in a number of categories at the National TSA Conference held in Nashville in...

Wisdom from the Past

By Dr. Jim Ferguson Did you do it? Becky and I took the challenge and read the Declaration of Independence on July 4th. If you missed the challenge and the deadline, it’s not too late to read this soaring statement of Enlightenment thought and American ideals. We...