Sumner County

Education
8:02 am
Fri September 28, 2012

Expected Sumner County Student Increase Fizzles Following Funding Fight

A Middle Tennessee school system is apparently not getting a large increase in students, which was a focus in a budget fight. The Sumner County schools delayed opening for 10 days this month as the school board and the Sumner County Commission deadlocked over more education funding.

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Education
9:38 am
Wed August 15, 2012

Students in Sumner County Can Finally Prepare for First Day of School

Sumner County, Tennessee students will start classes Thursday, following a nearly two week delay over school funding issues. The issue was resolved at last night’s meeting of the Sumner County Board of Education.

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Education
8:06 am
Tue August 7, 2012

Still No School Opening Date Set for Sumner County, Tennessee

There is no indication when public school classes will begin in Sumner County, Tennessee, despite an additional $2.2 million appropriation by the County Commission. Commissioners approved the funding Monday, but schools officials had said they needed $7.6 million additional dollars to operate the school system.

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Education
9:19 am
Mon August 6, 2012

Budget Problems Delay Start of School Year in Sumner County, Tennessee

Students in a northern Tennessee county are in limbo as the local school board continues to debate a budget impasse. The Tennessean reports the school board voted 10-1 last week to delay the beginning of school in order to deal with a nearly $8 million budget hole.

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