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Scott Co. school officials unveil new drug testing policy

Scott Co. school officials unveil new drug testing policy

May 12th, 2014 10:22 am by Wes Bunch

Scott County Public Schools officials have unveiled a new random drug testing policy that, if passed, would involve all students participating in high school athletics beginning in the fall.

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Wise County School Board  mulls change to driver's education

Wise County School Board mulls change to driver's education

May 11th, 2014 9:18 pm by Staff Report

The Wise County School Board on Tuesday will consider a change in how the school division manages driver's education for students, and it will review its closed session policy as it relates to third party inclusion in the sessions.

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$68.4 million Kingsport City Schools budget to go before BMA on Monday

$68.4 million Kingsport City Schools budget to go before BMA on Monday

May 11th, 2014 7:22 pm by Rick Wagner

A more than $68.4 million Kingsport City Schools budget proposal for 2014-15 is to go before the Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday at a 4:30 p.m. work session.

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Photo Gallery: 50-year-old Bluff City mural gets face lift thanks to Sullivan East students

Photo Gallery: 50-year-old Bluff City mural gets face lift thanks to Sullivan East students

May 10th, 2014 10:00 am by Nick Shepherd

A 50-year-old mural in Bluff City recently underwent a face lift with the help of some local high school students, and members of the board of Mayor and Alderman gathered on Friday to show their appreciation.

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North, Sevier student councils reap top state awards

North, Sevier student councils reap top state awards

May 9th, 2014 11:57 pm by Rick Wagner

It marked the 11th straight year Sullivan County's North has won the Four-Star Council Award from the Tennessee Association of Student Councils and the first time in nine years Kingsport's Sevier has won.

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Hawkins and Rogersville BOEs ask attorney general to settle bus bill dispute

Hawkins and Rogersville BOEs ask attorney general to settle bus bill dispute

May 9th, 2014 5:03 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Rogersville City School BOE, and other city leaders, argue that the county property taxes they pay should already entitle city students to transportation on county school buses.

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park is hosting National Park Career Day

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is hosting National Park Career Day

May 9th, 2014 1:45 pm by Staff Report

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is hosting National Park Career Day from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., Saturday, May 10, and invites students, recent graduates and their families to get a behind-the-scenes look into National Park Service careers.

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Duncan to address education writers at Vanderbilt

Duncan to address education writers at Vanderbilt

May 9th, 2014 9:42 am by Associated Press

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam are among the featured speakers at an upcoming meeting of the Education Writers Association being held at Vanderbilt University.

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Hawkins County BOE picks two finalists for director's job

Hawkins County BOE picks two finalists for director's job

May 8th, 2014 11:33 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Board of Education narrowed its director of schools search to two finalists Thursday, but the focus will be on top vote-getter Dixie Bowen, a supervisor from Bristol, Tenn., Schools System.

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BOE approves funds for secure entrance at South

BOE approves funds for secure entrance at South

May 7th, 2014 9:38 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan South High School will soon have a more secure permanent entrance similar to Sullivan County's other three high schools, albeit at more than double the original cost estimate.

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