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Homeless students at record level in Kingsport

Homeless students at record level in Kingsport

May 25th, 2014 10:06 pm by Rick Wagner

City schools are ending 2013-14 with the largest number of identified homeless students in the system's history, while health screenings are turning up obesity as the most common student health issue.

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Ailshie: Additional funding for computers essential in today's educational climate

Ailshie: Additional funding for computers essential in today's educational climate

May 24th, 2014 8:04 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — City school leaders await final disposition of their 2014-15 budget request from the Board of Mayor and Aldermen.

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State releases TCAP test scores

State releases TCAP test scores

May 24th, 2014 7:04 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Education has reversed its decision to delay the release of students' assessment scores.

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Two Cherokee NJROTC graduates awarded $180,000 scholarships

Two Cherokee NJROTC graduates awarded $180,000 scholarships

May 23rd, 2014 9:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

Cadet Cmdr. Madeline McDougal and Cadet Cmdr. Brittany Bowers have been awarded the U.S. Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps scholarship.

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Graduation 2014: Share your favorite photos from graduation

May 23rd, 2014 4:15 pm by Carmen Musick

Students from JI Burton, Dobyns-Bennett, Volunteer, Daniel Boone and Cherokee will all turn the tassels this weekend. And you're invited to share your favorite photos from those events!

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Emotions high as legality of Hawkins BOE's director appointment policy questioned

Emotions high as legality of Hawkins BOE's director appointment policy questioned

May 22nd, 2014 10:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

About 10 minutes into a Hawkins County BOE executive session Thursday, two board members emerged in tears, leaving those in the room wondering what was going on. The night's meeting was for the purpose of appointing a director of schools.

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BOE president urges citizens to 'SPEAK UP' in support of revenue enhancements

BOE president urges citizens to 'SPEAK UP' in support of revenue enhancements

May 22nd, 2014 8:41 pm by Rick Wagner

On Thursday, Board of Education President Carrie Upshaw released an open letter to the community urging residents to let the Board of Mayor and Aldermen know that support for a property tax increase and other revenue enhancements exists.

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Graduation 2014: Sullivan North High School

May 22nd, 2014 1:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Sullivan North High School held its commencement ceremony for the Class of 2014 on Friday, May 16, in the school gym. To share your graduation photos from Sullivan North, email them to: sullivannorthgrad@timesnews.net.

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Poll shows Tenn. voters favor free tuition plan

Poll shows Tenn. voters favor free tuition plan

May 22nd, 2014 12:26 am by Associated Press

"It speaks to the importance of education," said Josh Clinton, professor of political science and co-director of the poll, which surveyed 1,245 registered voters between April 28 and May 14.

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Panel finalizing plans for season ticket sales at J. Fred Johnson

Panel finalizing plans for season ticket sales at J. Fred Johnson

May 21st, 2014 11:53 pm by Rick Wagner

D-B Principal Chris Hampton said the draft proposal, still being reviewed by the activities committee, proposes to raise the season ticket price in the lower grandstand area of the existing stadium from $35 for five home games to $40.

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