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D-B makes magazine's list of top high schools

D-B makes magazine's list of top high schools

April 26th, 2014 12:05 am by Rick Wagner

Dobyns-Bennett is back on the U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools list after a year's hiatus, ranking second highest of Northeast Tennessee high schools.

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Regional & National Education
Group recognized for advocating education data use

Group recognized for advocating education data use

April 25th, 2014 3:58 pm by Associated Press

The State Collaborative on Reforming Education is being recognized for its advocacy of the value of using education data to enhance instruction and improve student learning in Tennessee.

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Community Education Sunday Stories
Local high school seniors explore college and career opportunities at MECC

Local high school seniors explore college and career opportunities at MECC

April 25th, 2014 9:00 am by Amy Greear, Community Contributer

More than 500 high school seniors visited the campus of Mountain Empire Community College recently to participate in hands-on activities designed to spark interest in potential college and career opportunities.

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Local News Education
Purdue official rates IA as top STEM middle school

Purdue official rates IA as top STEM middle school

April 25th, 2014 12:12 am by Rick Wagner

When Tennessee Commissioner of Education Kevin Huffman and Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey visit Innovation Academy this morning, they will see the nation's best STEM middle school.

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Local News Education
Senior Tennessee/Virginia Scholars honored at picnic

Senior Tennessee/Virginia Scholars honored at picnic

April 24th, 2014 11:59 pm by Rick Wagner

After 20 years and 10,000 students, the Tennessee/Virginia Scholars program is still going strong and has spawned two other similar programs in the Tri-Cities.

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Local News Education
McPheeter's Bend ranked tops in state for value added

McPheeter's Bend ranked tops in state for value added

April 24th, 2014 10:33 pm by Jeff Bobo

A ceremony was held at the school Monday to celebrate ranking first in the state among 765 elementary schools, as well as being the first-place winner of the Value-Added Achievement Awards among elementary schools in East Tennessee.

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Community Education
Dobyns-Bennett Student selected as 2014 U.S. Presidential Scholar semi-finalist

Dobyns-Bennett Student selected as 2014 U.S. Presidential Scholar semi-finalist

April 24th, 2014 3:13 pm by Andy True

Dobyns-Bennett High School senior Sarah van Dierdonck, daughter of Olivier van Dierdonck and Tamara Rivera, has been selected to advance to the final round of the 2014 U.S. Presidential Scholars competition.

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Community Education TriCityMom
Kingsport City Schools announces 2014 Summer Food Service Program

Kingsport City Schools announces 2014 Summer Food Service Program

April 24th, 2014 2:48 pm by Marybeth McLain

Kingsport City Schools Student Nutrition Services department has again partnered with the U.S. Department of Human Services to provide a free summer food service program located at John Sevier Middle School.

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News Local News Education
Parents of Innovation Academy students launch petition to keep Bloomingdale site

Parents of Innovation Academy students launch petition to keep Bloomingdale site

April 23rd, 2014 10:51 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie said the school board is keeping the STEM program alive and well by voting 5-0 with one absent and one abstaining for his recommendation to move it to a school within a school at Holston Middle.

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Local News Education
Henry formally inaugurated  as 8th chancellor of UVa-Wise

Henry formally inaugurated as 8th chancellor of UVa-Wise

April 23rd, 2014 12:35 am by Stephen Igo

The rector of The University of Virginia, George Keith Martin, dubbed Donna P. Henry "Henry the Eighth," a lighthearted yet official proclamation making it so.

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