ESSER, yes sir

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Money is flowing/trickling into Knox County Schools from the federal government under the American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER 3.0) Fund. KCS expects some $114 million. …

Carving regions: Free advice to KCS

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It seems KCS Superintendent Jon Rysewyk is going to divide Knox County Schools into five regions, each with a director and a supervisor (pulling up to 10 people from the …

Resolution would limit appeals on county zoning

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The Knox County Planning Alliance is sounding an alarm about an item on Thursday’s (6/9/22) agenda of Knoxville-Knox County Planning.
“The resolution would take away the right of citizens to appeal …

Let’s go get ’em, Jon

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Reorganization is expected with any new leader, and Knox County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jon Rysewyk is no exception. An official announcement will come later, but we’re hearing that Rysewyk has …

Kevin Parton: Another crony hire?

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The May 16 appointment of Kevin Parton as senior director of the Knox County Health Department looks like another Glenn Jacobs crony hire – the sort of hire that led …

What makes you mad says a lot

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U.S. Rep. Tim Burchett is mad – about the leak of Justice Samuel Alito’s draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade. Burchett calls the leak “political intimidation” that could “endanger the …