UnifiEd In The News


March 30: 28 short films about Hamilton County public schools to debut this weekend (Nooga.com)

March 28: UnifiEd Hosts Video Launch Block Party To Share Public Schools’ Great Stories (Chattanoogan)

March 26: Celebrating school climate: UnifiEd hosts block party to roll out school video series (Chattanooga Times Free Press)


Nov. 3: UnifiEd Ask School Board To Include Community In Superintendent Search (Chattanoogan)

Oct. 27: Hamilton County school board agrees to hire superintendent search firm (Chattanooga Times Free Press)

Oct. 18: UnifiEd urges school board members to involve community in superintendent search (Channel 9)

Sep. 16: Hamilton County school board in disagreement about how to move forward in superintendent search (Chattanooga Times Free Press)

Aug. 17: Parents, Teachers Meet at UnifiEd to Discuss Education Improvement (Chattanooga Times Free Press)

Aug. 16: UnifiEd Launches Hamilton County Public School Guide (Channel 9)

Aug. 16: New Online Guide Provides Information About Hamilton County Public Schools (Chattanooga Times Free Press)

Aug. 4: A Look at the Hamilton County Department of Education’s 2016-2017 Budget (Channel 9)

Aug. 4: Passing the baton: UnifiEd names new executive director (Chattanooga Times Free Press)

Jul. 8: State of Education: Town Hall Meeting Addresses Key Issues (Channel 3)

Jul. 3: Thursday’s forum focuses on challenges, realities facing Hamilton County schools (Chattanooga Times Free Press)

Jul. 1: District 1 candidates lay out plans for Hamilton County school board (Chattanooga Times Free Press)

Jun. 30: State of Education: Town Hall Meeting addresses key issues (Channel 3)

Jun. 22: UnifiEd to host school board debate (Nooga)

Jun. 21: UnifiEd Hosts District 4 School Board Candidate Debate Thursday (Chattanoogan)

Apr. 22: Hamilton County school board in disagreement over new interim superintendent (Chattanooga Times Free Press)

Apr. 15: Start It Up Episode 61: What if Public Schools Were Startup Companies (Part 2)? (WUTC)

Apr. 2: Chattanooga nonprofit director stepping down (Chattanooga Times Free Press)

Mar. 25: North Shore Community Voices What They Want in Next Superintendent (Channel 3)

Mar. 24: North Shore community voices what they want in next superintendent (Channel 3)

Mar. 22: Two Meetings Held in Hixson for School’s Future (Channel 12)

Mar. 21: Community expressing support for UnifiEd despite Rhonda Thurman comments (Channel 9)

Mar. 21: UnifiEd Holding Leadership Summits (Channel 12)

Mar. 18: UnifiEd Responds to Rhonda Thurman’s Comments at School Board Meeting (Channel 9)

Mar. 14: Community Reacts to Superintendent Rick Smith’s Retirement Notice (Channel 9, Fox)

Mar. 10: UnifiEd still not satisfied with school board’s buyout vote (Channel 9)

Mar. 8: Community Voices Clashing Opinions on Rick Smith’s Future as Superintendent (Channel 9, Fox)

Mar. 8: Election for Hamilton County School Board Seats (Channel 12)

Mar. 2: Harrison Elementary 3rd graders to use iPad donations to boost reading, math (Channel 3)

Feb. 23: Community members voice what they want in next superintendent (Channel 3)

Feb. 22: Community Wants Input in New Superintendent Selection (Channel 9)

Feb. 10: Community schools could streamline services (Chattanooga Times Free Press)

Jan. 31: Wanted: Interim superintendent to bring stability, leadership to Hamilton County schools (Chattanooga Times Free Press)

Jan. 29: UnifiEd is hosting an Action Planning Workshop (Channel 9)

Jan. 15: UnifiEd Discusses School Board’s Progress on Changing Policies (Channel 9)

Jan. 14: Hamilton schools out of compliance with state law for hazing, bullying policy (Chattanooga Times Free Press)

Jan. 14: School District Now Has Procedure for Reporting Harassment or Abuse (Channel 12)

Jan. 13: Hamilton Co. School Board Creates New Citizens’ Committee to Help Stop Bullying (Channel 9)

Jan. 12: School Board Member Martin Names Special Citizens Advisory Committee To Help With School Bullying Issues (Chattanoogan)

Jan. 12: New anonymous reporting system for bullying in Hamilton County Schools (Channel 3)

Jan. 7: Making Hamilton County’s Anti-Bullying-Hazing Policies Conform With State Underway (Channel 9)

Jan. 6: Group Says Hamilton County Schools Are Not in Compliance With Bullying Laws (Channel 12)

Jan. 5: UnifiEd Claims Hamilton County Not Following State Guidelines on Bullying (Channel 9)

Jan. 5: UnifiEd Calls For Immediate Compliance With State Bullying Law; Asks Independent Investigation Of Ooltewah High Program, Other Schools (The Chattanoogan)


Nov.12: November League of Women Voters Meeting Features UnifiEd (The Chattanoogan)

Nov.7: Sohn: Our schools need reinvention, and now is the time (Chattanooga Times Free Press)

Nov.6: Education Expert: Socioeconomic segregation hurting poor children (Chattanooga Times Free Press)

Nov.5: Education Expert to speak today in Chattanooga (Chattanooga Times Free Press)

Nov.4: UnifiEd Hosts A Discussion With Richard Kahlenberg On Socioeconomic Integration In Public Schools (The Chattanoogan)

Aug. 24: School board changes public comment rules (Nooga)

August 16: UnifiEd Launches Hamilton County Public School Guide (Chattanoogan)

Aug. 14: Start It Up Episode 34: Unifi-Ed Launches the Pact for Public Education (WUTC)

Aug. 11: UnifiEd Launches Pact for Public Education  (Channel 12)

Aug. 11: UnifiEd: “In Order to Inspire Our Best, We Must Hire Our Best” (Channel 9)

Aug. 11: UnifiEd announces Pact for Education (Channel 3)

Aug.11: Unifi-Ed Launches its Pact for Public Education (Chattanooga Times Free Press)

Apr. 17: School board sends $434 million budget to County Commission (Nooga.com)

Feb. 18: UnifiEd continues push for easier public comment at Hamilton County school board meetings (Chattanooga Times Free Press)


Dec. 12: UnifiEd calls for school board transparency, accountability (Nooga.com)

Sept. 30: UnifiEd Hosts Community Summit On Public Education (The Chattanoogan)

Sept. 29: Chattanooga nonprofit plans four-point ‘Pact for Public Education’ (Chattanooga Times Free Press)

Sept. 18: UnifiEd Hosts Education Summit (Chattanooga’s News Channel 12)

Sept. 17: UnifiEd to host community meetings on public education (Nooga.com)

Aug. 28: What Is UnifiEd and How Can It Change Our Schools? (The Pulse)

Aug. 27: Twenty-five organizations named to compete in The Greater Race Sept. 13 (Nooga.com)

Aug. 4: How to navigate this week’s Hamilton County election (Nooga.com)

Jul. 31: Response To UnifiEd Survey From Candidates For Districts 3, 6, 8 (The Chattanoogan)

Jul. 29: UnifiEd Releases School Board Candidate Survey (The Chattanoogan)

Jul. 7: UnifiEd is Hosting Debates With the District 5 and District 9 School Board Candidates (WUTC)

Jul. 7: UnifiEd To Host District 5 And 9 School Board Candidate Debates (The Chattanoogan)

Jun. 15: Unified to seek more unity in public school community (Chattanooga Times Free Press)

Jun. 15: New nonprofit aims to help public schools in Chattanooga area (Chattanooga Times Free Press)