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Success of band begins long before students get to D-B

Success of band begins long before students get to D-B

December 15th, 2014 11:34 am by Rick Wagner

Students and staff cite elementary and middle school music programs, parental and community support and diversity among supporting infrastructure of the award-winning marching band program at Kingsport's Dobyns-Bennett High School.

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China Bridge: Kingsport educators tour Chinese schools

China Bridge: Kingsport educators tour Chinese schools

December 15th, 2014 11:24 am by Rick Wagner

Sevier Middle School Assistant Principal Jim Wernke and school board member Eric Hyche get first-hand look at schools in China.

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Number of equivalency diplomas increases after switch from GED to HiSet

Number of equivalency diplomas increases after switch from GED to HiSet

December 14th, 2014 2:24 pm by Rick Wagner

HiSet became an option, along with GED, Jan. 1, 2014

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Kingsport BOE: Keep academic standards high

Kingsport BOE: Keep academic standards high

December 13th, 2014 10:00 am by Hank Hayes

Kingsport Board of Education (BOE) members asked two state lawmakers Friday to keep state academic standards high during a luncheon outlining their 2015 legislative priorities.

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Education
EDUCATORS LEARN TO LEAD: Three from Tri-Cities complete academy for prospective school superintendents

EDUCATORS LEARN TO LEAD: Three from Tri-Cities complete academy for prospective school superintendents

December 12th, 2014 5:15 pm by Rick Wagner

Two Hawkins County and one Washington County school official complete program for potential future school system leaders.

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Update: Wise crash totals Head Start bus

Update: Wise crash totals Head Start bus

December 12th, 2014 1:56 pm by Stephen Igo

The Wise County Sheriff's Office reported no injuries to occupants of the bus, but the driver of the other car was taken to a hospital.

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Haslam and UT: Student trustee's resignation letter not public

Haslam and UT: Student trustee's resignation letter not public

December 11th, 2014 6:01 pm by The Associated Press/Knoxville News-Sentinel

R.J. Duncan quit the board six months into a two-year appointment by the governor, left UT Oct. 11.

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Crime Regional & National Education
Students less likely to report sexual assault than nonstudents, study says

Students less likely to report sexual assault than nonstudents, study says

December 11th, 2014 5:41 pm by The Associated Press/Los Angeles Times

Department of Justice study also found 20 percent of victims fear reprisal if they report attack.

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Rogersville's 'beautiful old girl' needs facelift

Rogersville's 'beautiful old girl' needs facelift

December 10th, 2014 11:13 pm by Jeff Bobo

Rogersville City School Director Rebecca Isaacs likes to call the school facility, which dates back to 1929, "the beautiful old girl." And like many beautiful old structures, the RCS facility is suffering from cosmetic cracks, leaks, and plumbing issues.

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Wise school board to name interim members

Wise school board to name interim members

December 10th, 2014 7:15 am by Stephen Igo

Four citizens from each of county District 1 (Pound seat) and District 3 (Big Stone Gap) made their pitches before the board last week to fill the vacant seats of the late Wayne Leftwich and John Schoolcraft.

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