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Kingsport City Schools to host information session for parents of home-school special needs students

Kingsport City Schools to host information session for parents of home-school special needs students

April 22nd, 2014 3:45 pm by Marybeth McLain

Parents and teachers of private and home-schooled special needs students are invited to an information session to learn more about services that Kingsport City Schools can provide.

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Hawkins County BOE chairman: TSBA in breach of contract

Hawkins County BOE chairman: TSBA in breach of contract

April 21st, 2014 10:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Interviews began Monday for the Hawkins County director of school position, but not before school board chairman Randy Collier expressed dissatisfaction with the organization that was paid to conduct the director search.

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Tusculum sprouts Old Oak Festival

Tusculum sprouts Old Oak Festival

April 21st, 2014 3:57 pm by Entertainment Staff

The 2014 Tusculum College Old Oak Festival will feature fine arts and crafts from more than 60 vendors when it returns to the school's Greeneville campus April 25-27. Admission is free.

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J.J. Kelly surplus auction holds special meaning for auctioneer

J.J. Kelly surplus auction holds special meaning for auctioneer

April 21st, 2014 8:15 am by Stephen Igo

Furnishings and equipment run the schoolhouse gamut, from commercial type kitchen equipment to a nice selection of glass-fronted cabinetry to boom boxes to science lab equipment to globes to books.

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UVa-Wise to hold formal inauguration of Henry as chancellor on Tuesday

UVa-Wise to hold formal inauguration of Henry as chancellor on Tuesday

April 20th, 2014 7:32 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — The University of Virginia's College at Wise will host the formal inauguration of Donna Price Henry as the eighth chancellor of the college at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the David J. Prior Convocation Center.

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Volunteer High School's NJROTC cadets honored during ceremony

Volunteer High School's NJROTC cadets honored during ceremony

April 20th, 2014 6:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — More than 100 cadets were honored during Volunteer High School's annual NJROTC awards ceremony Thursday evening.

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Innovation Academy principal says students upset by plan to move school

Innovation Academy principal says students upset by plan to move school

April 19th, 2014 9:24 pm by Rick Wagner

Of 15.5 teachers this year at Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee, Principal Sandy Watkins said she knows of only three considering going to the new IA STEM platform school location at Holston Middle School.

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BOE adds dual credit courses at D-B, eyes security upgrades

BOE adds dual credit courses at D-B, eyes security upgrades

April 18th, 2014 8:35 pm by Rick Wagner

Dobyns-Bennett High School students will be able to get dual credit in agriculture, criminal justice and sociology in 2014-15, thanks to action by the Kingsport Board of Education in a called meeting Thursday night.

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Board of Regents chancellor: Tennessee Promise a fast-forward for Tennessee

Board of Regents chancellor: Tennessee Promise a fast-forward for Tennessee

April 18th, 2014 6:00 am by Hank Hayes

Tennessee is "on a track to move forward faster" now that state lawmakers have passed a measure to offer free tuition to future community college and technical students, Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor John Morgan said Thursday.

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Board votes to move IA to Holston, possibly putting remaining grant money in jeopardy

Board votes to move IA to Holston, possibly putting remaining grant money in jeopardy

April 17th, 2014 11:10 pm by Rick Wagner

Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee will move from Bloomingdale to Blountville next school year. The question is whether that move could come at a financial penalty of a quarter of a million dollars.

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