New Vision Academy has submitted an application to the Robertson County Board of Education and to the Tennessee Department of Education to start a charter school in Springfield, with hopes of opening the doors of its K-5 elementary school by next year.
The Robertson County Board of Education has approved an estimated $31 million five-year facilities plan that will be presented to the Robertson County Commission.
The Robertson County Board of Education has settled out of court in the civil rights case brought by former Springfield High School student DeAngelo Jones, who claimed the district failed to protect him from harassment and bullying.
Robertson County School students have missed several days of school and have yet to receive their report cards from the fall semester due to Old Man Winter and his gift of cold temperatures, snow and ice this month.
Angie Inman has been named as an Interim Assistant Principal at Springfield High School, filling in for Patrick Carneal, who will be away for an extended leave of absence.
Robertson County Schools Health Science teachers have a new teaching assistant in the form of “Alex,” the new Patient Communication Simulator. The district acquired five of the $20,000 units through a recent grant provided through Governor Bill Haslam.
Robertson County Board of Education member Tommy Mason said he would like to encourage all retired teachers, not just Robertson County ones, to consider filling in as substitutes in the school district.
Robertson County Schools is working to raise the percentage of high school students who are on track academically in the fields of English and math.
On Thursday, Oct. 26, Dr. Chris Causey held his first State of the Schools luncheon, hosted by the Robertson County Chamber of Commerce, since his hire June 30 as the newest superintendent of the district.
Robertson County Schools has incorporated several innovative education initiatives with the specific goal of providing RCS students with the ability to access college and career courses prior to graduation.