City Council delays vote on stance about whether state should intervene in struggling schools

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Chattanooga Times Free Press

Jul 20, 12:00 AM

City Council delays vote on stance about whether state should intervene in struggling schools

The Tennessee Department of Education proposed in April the creation of a Partnership Zone, which would function as an independent mini-district within Hamilton County Schools, including Orchard Knob Elementary, Orchard Knob Middle, Woodmore Elementary, Dalewood Middle and Brainerd High. The schools have ranked in the bottom 5 percent of schools statewide and have been underperforming for more than a decade.

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