Study highlights Chattanooga (Tenn.) region's education gap

Lauren Williams's picture
Thursday, May 30, 2013

In Hamilton County, there are parallel worlds -- with crime, with health, and with schools.

There are the inner-city streets ridden with gangs and drugs. And there are the neatly appointed homes in peaceful subdivisions.

There are urban neighborhoods with short life expectancies and high rates of diabetes, obesity and heart disease. And there are affluent areas where preventive care and insurance are within reach.

With education, it's a similar story.

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