A state education official on Monday morning tried to dispel some myths surrounding the controversial Common Core standards when he met with about 10 parents and educators at Spring Hill Middle School.
Fourteen years after a plan was submitted to the state Board of Regents, state and local officials gathered with the community Friday morning for a long-awaited groundbreaking on Columbia State Community College’s new campus.
Dozens of applicants turned out Thursday for almost 200 job vacancies in the Williamson County School District as the system prepared for the new school year to begin next month.
Ten Williamson County high school students have been recognized as finalists for the National Merit Scholarship.
Williamson County Schools is holding its first ever Infothon at the CoolSprings Galleria center court area on Saturday, July 26, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Columbia State Community College will break ground on phase one of its new Williamson campus on Friday at 10 a.m.
A 16-year Franklin High School math instructor was recently named one of nine teachers across the state as a 2015 Teacher of the Year finalist, announced by the Tennessee Department of Education.
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Williamson County Schools has welcomed several new executive-level administrative personnel across the district thus far this summer.
Three University of Tennessee-Knoxville students from Williamson County have been named this year’s recipients of the Christopher Dowdle Memorial Scholarship, UT officials announced.
Students, parents and teachers will see a few new faces when the Franklin Special Schools District returns from summer vacation.
As Williamson County Schools notices trends in high school freshmen failure rates, educators are working to combat the issue with interventions.
As the Williamson County Schools board election nears, four local parents launched a public awareness campaign this week called Williamson Strong.
Overwhelmed Williamson County parents concerned about how to pay for their children’s college tuition may be interested in a new state program offered by the Tennessee Treasury Department.
Through a startup social entrepreneurship program, 12 Williamson County Schools juniors and seniors impressed two local nonprofits last week with their original proposals for funding sources.
At Monday's meeting, the Williamson County Education Committee passed $5 million in education privilege tax funds for rural debt expenditures in the coming year.
Heritage Elementary School Principal David Allen has been named the new Director of Career and Technical Education for Williamson County Schools.
This week, Brentwood Academy hosted school security classes for Middle Tennessee law enforcement officials. The courses focused on law enforcement active shooter emergency response and was led by the Department of Homeland Security.
In an effort to widen the community’s pool of qualified information technology industry workers, Williamson County Schools and Columbia State Community College recently partnered to bring a state-of-the-art IT center to Centennial High School.
At Thursday's work session, Williamson County Schools Board of Education members debated the pros, cons and policy flaws of offering honors courses for high school band and choir next school year.
Williamson County Schools Board of Education representative Bobby Hullett proposed at Thursday’s work session to move the official board meeting’s public comment time to the preceding work session.
Williamson County Schools facilities department will ask the board of education on Monday to approve startup construction funds for Nolensville High School and four add-alternates in the amount of $37,989,000.
Battle Ground Academy has appointed Paul Brown as its Chief Financial Officer beginning in the 2014-2015 school year.
All Franklin Special School District schools will be open during the summer Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Parents who have not registered their children for 2014-2015, or who need to complete their registration by returning any missing forms, should visit their child's school office any time this summer during those hours.
The School Safety Plan was high on the list of priorities for the FSSD Board of Education to review at its Monday meeting held in the library of Johnson Elementary School.