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Cherokee High HOSA students get 'bloodied' for HVMC trauma training

Cherokee High HOSA students get 'bloodied' for HVMC trauma training

July 4th, 2014 9:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two Cherokee High School students spent a day last week broken, bandaged and bleeding to help Kingsport doctors and nurses stay prepared to treat the worst trauma cases imaginable.

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PARCC may still be on the table for Tennessee schools

PARCC may still be on the table for Tennessee schools

July 4th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

While it is true Tennessee is pulling out of Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC, four Tri-Cities school officials said that is a bit misleading when people construe that as a clear move to abandon Common Core.

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Governor's School at UVa-Wise more than just theatrics

Governor's School at UVa-Wise more than just theatrics

July 4th, 2014 11:00 am by Staff Report

Campus can seem eerily quiet in July when the summer lull is in full swing, but not at the Gilliam Center for the Arts at the University of Virginia's College at Wise.

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BOE gets good news on BEP numbers, not-so-good news about Sevier Middle roof

BOE gets good news on BEP numbers, not-so-good news about Sevier Middle roof

July 3rd, 2014 10:45 pm by Rick Wagner

Superintendent Lyle Ailshie told the board that the "July final" BEP, or Basic Education Program, numbers from Tennessee came in Wednesday afternoon and were about $107,000 higher than the June estimate, which in turn was $68,000 over the May estimate.

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Rogersville City School exceeds state mandated student intervention guidelines

Rogersville City School exceeds state mandated student intervention guidelines

July 3rd, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

In a nutshell, the program calls for students who are struggling in math or reading to spend time with an "interventionist" in a setting where they receive more personal instruction.

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Kindergarten registration set for July 23 in Washington County

July 2nd, 2014 11:00 am by Barbara Hunt, Community Contributor

Children entering kindergarten in any Washington County school for the 2014-2015 school year who did not register in the spring will have another chance to get signed up later this month.

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Board in favor of teacher evaluation proposal

Board in favor of teacher evaluation proposal

July 1st, 2014 8:00 pm by Associated Press

The State Board of Education gave a nod of approval for a proposal that could allow teachers who consistently score highly on annual state-mandated teacher evaluations to bypass training requirements to advance or to renew licenses.

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United WE READ Summer Book Club helps prevent the 'summer slide'

United WE READ Summer Book Club helps prevent the 'summer slide'

July 1st, 2014 3:18 pm by Kandy Childress, community contributor

Over 614 kindergarten, first-, second- and third-graders read their way into the United Way of Greater Kingsport's Second Annual United WE READ Summer Book Club Celebration.

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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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