From the Editor’s Desk: Look to the past to guide changes in the new year

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By Hugh Willett

As we face the New Year we often look to the future with goals and resolutions, many of which may be forgotten amid the reality of the cold winter months still ahead.

As we take time to ponder the future it’s often useful to review the past year for clues that will help us navigate the coming year.

In 2018 the Roane County School Board learned some tough lessons about the difficulty of introducing change.

The BOE introduced the K-14 initiative, perhaps the most ambitious attempt to improve education ever made by any school district in the state.

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