Note: This story was updated at 8:45 a.m. Aug. 21 to add Clinton Elementary School.
Four Anderson County schools were among the top 5 percent of schools in Tennessee for annual growth and academic achievement in 2012-13, state officials said Monday.
They were Clinton Elementary School, Grand Oaks Elementary School, Norris Middle School, and Norwood Elementary School.
The four were among 169 schools in 52 districts recognized as Reward Schools in the past year, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman said in a press release. The list includes 70 schools that serve mostly economically disadvantaged populations. [Read more…]