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Sullivan County BOE may have to consider teacher layoffs

April 20th, 2013 9:02 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE Sullivan County's school board got a crash course in budget revenues 101 during a half-day work session Saturday morning. But the class project and end-of-course testing will begin next month at a May 11 meeting, where the board is to start w

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Picture Perfect: Local teacher wins screenplay contest

April 20th, 2013 10:09 am by Rick Wagner

Stephen Woodward of Kingsport is pursuing his dream of selling his screenplay in California this summer, thanks to winning a contest and his nearly lifelong interest in writing and music.Woodward, an adjunct college instructor, recently won the WriteMovie

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Hawkins County BOE told not to comment on probe of teacher allegedly messaging student

April 16th, 2013 9:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE The Hawkins County Board of Education was advised Monday evening not to publicly discuss or make public comments about an investigation into alleged late night, sexually suggestive communications last month from a teacher to a 17-year-old stu

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Hawkins BOE aims to crack down on inappropriate teacher/student communications

April 10th, 2013 9:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL Technology such as texting and Facebook makes it easier for teachers and students to communicate with each other for all the right reasons: passing on homework assignments, announcing practice and game cancellations and other school business.

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Kingsport BOE members scrutinize STEM school plans, funding

April 6th, 2013 8:59 am by Rick Wagner

City school board members and officials are raising some concerns about funding, staffing and programs offered at Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee.

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Sullivan BOE won't vote on school merger for at least six months

April 2nd, 2013 11:38 am by Rick Wagner

A Sullivan County school board vote on a plan to merge North and South high schools and close both middle schools in the South zone is at least six months away, school system officials announced Monday night.After the meeting, Director of Schools Yubal Ye

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Sullivan North principal: 'This community has sacrificed enough'

March 25th, 2013 11:06 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT Newly proposed Sullivan County school rezoning "scenario No. 4" would leave the Sullivan North High School zone alone but would affect the other three high school zones by closing all middle schools countywide.Also proposed at a community inpu

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