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Wise County School Board adopts budget for 2014-15 school year

Wise County School Board adopts budget for 2014-15 school year

April 9th, 2014 10:57 pm by Stephen Igo

Wise County officials are projecting around $31.4 million in state funding for next fiscal year, an increase of more than $400,000 from the current fiscal year.

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New technology unwraps mummies' ancient mysteries

New technology unwraps mummies' ancient mysteries

April 9th, 2014 2:44 pm by JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press

Our fascination with mummies never gets old. Now the British Museum is using the latest technology to unwrap their ancient mysteries.

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Education
Wise School Board  members discuss privatization options for driver's ed

Wise School Board members discuss privatization options for driver's ed

April 8th, 2014 11:21 pm by Stephen Igo

The county school system has been approached by a private driving instructor to take over the program with an informal offer of $100 per student.

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RCS BOE hopes new figures help break impasse on county bus contract

RCS BOE hopes new figures help break impasse on county bus contract

April 8th, 2014 11:19 pm by Jeff Bobo

Negotiating teams from Rogersville City School and Hawkins County Schools have reached an impasse regarding a transportation contract, but the city school is hoping some new information will lean the county in their favor.

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Hawkins County BOE rejects one director of schools finalist

Hawkins County BOE rejects one director of schools finalist

April 8th, 2014 11:11 pm by Jeff Bobo

One of the Tennessee School Board Association's five recommended finalists for the Hawkins County director of schools post was a former principal who was demoted from his position two years ago by current Director of Schools Charlotte Britton.

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Yennie invited to interview for Wilson County position

Yennie invited to interview for Wilson County position

April 8th, 2014 10:06 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie could receive a boost in base pay of about $33,000 per year. However, that will only happen if he were offered and accepted the job to lead Wilson County schools in Middle Tennessee.

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Board takes no action on Yennie's recommendations for STEM school

Board takes no action on Yennie's recommendations for STEM school

April 7th, 2014 11:59 pm by Rick Wagner

Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee would remain with grades 6-8 instead of expanding to include ninth grade, Director of Schools Jubal Yennie recommended to the Sullivan County school board Monday night.

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Yennie makes cut in Wilson County's search for director of schools

Yennie makes cut in Wilson County's search for director of schools

April 7th, 2014 11:12 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie is among seven semifinalists to become Wilson County director of schools.

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Cherokee High School's robotics team recognized

Cherokee High School's robotics team recognized - VIDEO

April 6th, 2014 8:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — In the world of competitive robotics, as in life, it can be very difficult to progress and very easy to decline.

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Three Cherokee High School students named to All State band

Three Cherokee High School students named to All State band - VIDEO

April 5th, 2014 10:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Thursday, the Hawkins County Board of Education honored Cherokee's three All State band members: freshman Nick Fisher on euphonium, junior Nathan Carpenter on trombone, and senior Hannah Thurman on the alto saxophone.

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