Support for Elected Superintendent Grows

Support for Elected Superintendent Grows

Click here to view the full results. By Focus Staff The week’s Knoxville Focus poll once again posed the question, “In your opinion, should the Superintendent of Schools in Knox County be elected by the people or appointed by the School Board?” More than 75% of respondents said they believe the superintendent should be elected […]

POLL: Knox Countians Don’t Believe McIntyre’s Contract Should Have Been Extended

POLL: Knox Countians Don’t Believe McIntyre’s Contract Should Have Been Extended

(Click here to view the full poll results.) By Focus Staff Almost two thirds of Knox County voters don’t believe the Board of Education should have extended Superintendent James McIntyre’s contract.  Likely voters were asked, “Do you approve or disapprove of the Knox County School board’s decision this week, by an 8-1 vote, to extend […]

POLL: Most Knox Countians Didn’t Know About McIntyre’s Lack of Experience

POLL: Most Knox Countians Didn’t Know About McIntyre’s Lack of Experience

By Focus Staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll posed the question, “Were you aware that Knox County Superintendent of Schools has only one year of classroom teaching experience?” The response was a resounding “no” with more than 72% of respondents saying they had no idea Dr. McIntyre had so little teaching experience. That answer carried […]