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AmeriCorps helps local man find his path

AmeriCorps helps local man find his path

June 29th, 2014 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Cameron Perkins studied at East Tennessee State University and was approaching his third year, but still had not declared a major. He said he needed to take some time off because it was pointless to keep going if he didn't know what to do.

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Tennessee board to consider teacher evaluation proposals

Tennessee board to consider teacher evaluation proposals

June 29th, 2014 5:13 pm by Associated Press

Teachers who consistently score highly on annual state-mandated teacher evaluations may be able to bypass training requirements to advance or to renew licenses.

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Starnes: Hawkins BOE can't count on savings to get out of $4.5 million budget deficit

Starnes: Hawkins BOE can't count on savings to get out of $4.5 million budget deficit

June 27th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Thursday the evening the BOE received the preliminary figures which show deficit of $3.687 million in the general purpose fund, and a deficit of $795,000 in the transportation fund.

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Education
Number of students who are planning to attend IA drops from 148 to 119

Number of students who are planning to attend IA drops from 148 to 119

June 25th, 2014 11:34 pm by Rick Wagner

"I anticipate we'll be well up to 150 to 160 before we start school," Director of Schools Jubal Yennie said. He added that he expected students would be allowed to apply for available IA slots for about two weeks after school starts in August.

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New principal named for Sullivan County high school

New principal named for Sullivan County high school

June 25th, 2014 7:00 pm by Rick Wagner

BLUFF CITY — A familiar face will be moving from an assistant principal to principal at one of Sullivan County's four high schools.

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Photos: Kingsport City Schools holds KCS Summer STREAM Camp

June 25th, 2014 1:40 pm by David Grace

STREAM stands for science, technology, reading, engineering, arts and math. It uses project-based learning in chemistry, digital media, engineering, the environment and the arts.

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'She picked drugs over me': Sheriff impressed by fifth grader's candid essay about his mother's addictions

'She picked drugs over me': Sheriff impressed by fifth grader's candid essay about his mother's addictions

June 25th, 2014 8:30 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County fifth grader wrote in an essay last month he is angry that his mother chose drugs over him, but thanks to a class offered by the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office, the boys says he won't follow in her footsteps.

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Northeast State, Bell team up for aviation jobs

Northeast State, Bell team up for aviation jobs

June 25th, 2014 7:15 am by Hank Hayes

Core classes in the collaboration — which is part of a greater aviation jobs initiative in the region — will begin this fall on Northeast State's Blountville campus with specific aviation courses to be offered in spring 2015.

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Education
Sullivan school system's 2014-15 draft budget would require no property tax increase

Sullivan school system's 2014-15 draft budget would require no property tax increase

June 24th, 2014 10:25 pm by Rick Wagner

It also has no cost-of-living raises since Tennessee did not help fund them, but teachers and other employees due a salary step increase would receive those.

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Community Education

Kingsport City Schools to host 2014-15 school registration events

June 24th, 2014 2:45 pm by Andy True

In preparation for the 2014-15 school year, Kingsport City Schools will be hosting summer events to register new KCS students prior to the first day of school.

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