Happy Hour: School, School, School

  • 14-year old Centennial High freshman Claire Dickerson was hit by a car while walking to school for the first day. She’s currently at Vandy in critical condition. [WTVF]
  • Guitar legend Les Paul passed away this morning at age 94. [WTVF]
  • The college semester hasn’t even started yet and UT-Knoxville is already bragging on its incoming freshman class. [WZTV]
  • As a result of the No Child Left Behind results, Metro is mailing out letters to families in the MNPS school system’s 16 underperforming schools offering transfers to other schools that are in better standing. [WKRN]
  • Speaking of schools, the ACLU came to an out-of-court settlement with the company responsible for censoring non-pornographic gay & lesbian websites in Nashville and Knoxville public schools. [WPLN]

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