Hamilton Co. Superintendent unveils new “Opportunity Zone” plan

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – Chattanooga 2.0 announced today that new information about the future of Hamilton County’s public schools is now available on the organization’s website.

A welcome reception was held Tuesday, August 8, by Chattanooga 2.0, the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga, and Unifi-Ed, at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center.

Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Dr. Bryan Johnson shared his vision for the District, and responded to questions from parents and community members, including ways to drastically improve the state of education in Chattanooga.

In his meetings with the community, Dr. Johnson has discussed topics ranging from students with disabilities to school funding and arts integration. He also unveiled his plan for the new “Opportunity Zone”.

“The Opportunity Zone will create a more sustainable infrastructure and targeted services dedicated to the whole-child of all schools in the district that will include community schools’ coordinators, data coaches, and other services.”

The full set of questions and answers from the community forum are now available on the Chattanooga 2.0 website: http://chatt2.org/responses.

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