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Tennessee lawmakers discuss Common Core compromise proposal

Tennessee lawmakers discuss Common Core compromise proposal

April 13th, 2014 5:23 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — State lawmakers are considering compromise legislation that would delay the testing component for Tennessee's Common Core education standards for one year.

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Yennie doesn't make finalist list in Wilson County

Yennie doesn't make finalist list in Wilson County

April 12th, 2014 11:13 pm by Rick Wagner

LEBANON — Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie was not chosen Saturday as one of two finalists to become Wilson County director of schools.

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Sullivan County school officials considering supplemental  insurance

Sullivan County school officials considering supplemental insurance

April 12th, 2014 8:21 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Health care supplements aren't just for Medicare recipients anymore, local school officials are learning.

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Dobyns-Bennett robotics team ranks 13th in regional competition

Dobyns-Bennett robotics team ranks 13th in regional competition

April 12th, 2014 7:53 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Dobyns-Bennett High School's robotics team finished first among contenders from Northeast Tennessee in the recent regional robotics competition in Knoxville, ranking 13th overall.

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Colonial Heights Middle teacher wins $1,000 consolation prize in competition

Colonial Heights Middle teacher wins $1,000 consolation prize in competition

April 11th, 2014 11:44 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County middle school teacher Stephanie Miller didn't win the McGlothlin Award for Teaching Excellence this week. But she didn't walk away empty-handed.

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Rogersville BOE approves incentive pay for teachers

Rogersville BOE approves incentive pay for teachers

April 11th, 2014 9:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

Beginning at the end of 2014-15, RCS teachers who receive an overall effectiveness score at Level 5 will receive a $500 bonus; Level 4 scores earn $400; Level three scores earn $300; and scores in the Level 2 and Level 1 range don't result in a bonus.

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2014 Super Sports Track and Field

April 11th, 2014 2:15 pm by David Grace

Super Sports track and field showcases the athletics talents

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Kingsport City Schools Superintendent re-elected to national education committee

Kingsport City Schools Superintendent re-elected to national education committee

April 11th, 2014 8:44 am by Marybeth McLain

Lyle C. Ailshie, superintendent of Kingsport City Schools, was re-elected to a three-year term on the executive committee of AASA, The School Superintendents Association.

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Ex-principal fires back after being cut from finalists list in Hawkins

Ex-principal fires back after being cut from finalists list in Hawkins

April 11th, 2014 12:31 am by Jeff Bobo

In a written statement, Dr. William Royal told the Times-News that some members of the Hawkins County Board of Education are more interested in "tag lines" during their campaigning and tenure than providing students with the best education possible.

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Two added to list of Hawkins school director finalists

Two added to list of Hawkins school director finalists

April 11th, 2014 12:07 am by Jeff Bobo

Rogersville Middle School Principal Jim Ailshie was added to the list along with Charles Carter who is principal at Union Heights Elementary School in Hamblen County.

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