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City council votes to ask state for more time to fix I-Zone schools

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -

Chattanooga City Council members voted in favor of asking the State to give the Hamilton County school board more time to turn around the district's five low-performing schools.

The council voted 6-3 in favor of the resolution.   

The council is asking the State for an unlimited amount of time for superintendent Dr. Bryan Johnson to show progress.

READ MORE | The future of I-Zone schools uncertain

The five schools are Brainerd High School, Dalewood Middle School, Orchard Knob Middle School, Orchard Knob Elementary, and Woodmore Elementary.

READ MORE | Hamilton Co. school board discusses other options for I-Zone schools

Right now, there are two options for these schools: let the state take over the five schools or agree to partner with the state to turn the schools around.

Originally, the council's request asked for two years.

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