In their first public meeting since Feb. 18 and in a much different format, members of the Williamson County Board of Education and district leaders came together remotely Thursday night for their March work session.
With more than 350 comments and questions pouring in during and after the 45-minute Facebook Live session hosted by Williamson County Schools Wednesday afternoon, Superintendent Jason Golden and Director of Communications Carol Birdsong provided an overview and update of how the district is …
Gov. Bill Lee has recommended that school districts across the state remain closed until April 24 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and both school districts in Williamson County have agreed to adhere to his request.
Williamson County Schools will be closed for at least two more weeks, and district officials are seeking ways to keep students engaged during that time period and any beyond as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As schools across the country close amid the COVID-19 pandemic some education companies have offered free learning software to students of all ages and education levels.
Maury County Mayor Andy Ogles announced on Monday during a press conference that all Maury County Public Schools would be closed and dismissed effective immediately until Monday, April 13.
For the last three days, students at the Franklin private school Battle Ground Academy have taken all of their classes online after a parent tested positive for the coronavirus.
UPDATE: (10 a.m. Saturday, March 14): Williamson County Schools School Aged Child Care program (SACC) has canceled child care services until further notice.
All six members of the Williamson County Board of Education who are facing re-election this year have officially made known their intention of running, and at least two are facing opposition.
Arrington Fire and Rescue and Williamson Fire-Rescue responded to a school bus crash this morning involving a special education, wheelchair-accessible school bus.
Two challengers in the race for seats on the Williamson County Board of Education have emerged in the past few days as half the members are facing re-election in August.
Of the items that came before the Williamson County Board of Education at its February meeting Monday night, the one that generated the most discussion had to do with funding the schools.
Whenever Williamson County Schools Superintendent Jason Golden is asked what his top concerns are since he assumed his current role with the district last May, the topic of mental health ranks right at the top.
Maury County Public Schools, which include Spring Hill Elementary, Middle and High Schools, will be closed Friday and Monday due to a high amount of illnesses.
Williamson County students were honored at the Dr. Kathy Ligon Invitational where they took home awards across a variety of competitions from storytelling to debates.
By a vote of 10-2 and after a moderate amount of discussion, members of the Williamson County Schools Board of Education selected Legacy Monday night as the name of the middle school currently under construction on Henpeck Lane.
A ribbon cutting will be held for the ceremonial opening of Creekside Elementary School Sunday at 2 p.m., but teachers and students will have already acclimated themselves to the new facility as their first official day there is Wednesday.
Though the Williamson County Schools district is still wrestling with the issue of a bus driver shortage, that is not the cause of students having to stand on some buses as it was pointed out at the most recent County Commission meeting.
Creekside Elementary School, the 49th school to be constructed in the Williamson County Schools district, is scheduled to open for its kindergarten through fifth grade students during the week of Jan. 20.
High school seniors and current college students who live in Williamson County are encouraged to apply for a scholarship to be awarded by Leadership Franklin, which will award one $1,500 scholarship to a student who meets the scholarship criteria.
The attorney who has filed a lawsuit against the Tennessee School Board Association on behalf of a Williamson County parent said the case could have a ripple effect on school districts across the state.
Love the Dress, an organization that provides affordable prom dresses to students, is currently accepting donations of new or gently used formal dresses and accessories.
The prospects of Williamson County students joining the cutting edge in informational technology education became more tangible Thursday.
High Hopes Development Center has named an industry veteran and a former department chair at Independence High School as its new director of education.
The new school doesn’t have a name yet, but it does have an enrollment plan in place after the Williamson County Schools Board of Education voted Monday night to approve the district’s latest zoning proposal.
The Williamson County Schools Board of Education voted unanimously Monday night to approve an incentive bonus for substitute teachers, but several members stressed the need to up the ante even more in the way of a pay increase.
While officials from Williamson County Schools are asking the Board of Education to approve pay bonuses for substitute teachers, one board member called the district’s standard rate for subs “a slap in the face.”
With a record number of Tennessee students applying for TN Promise, the program needs 2,600 additional volunteer mentors to ensure each student has a local support system, according to a release.