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Sullivan seeks input on new school calendar

Sullivan seeks input on new school calendar

November 18th, 2014 11:49 am by Staff Reports

Options include fall break or no fall break.

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Latest chill closes some SW Va. schools

Latest chill closes some SW Va. schools

November 18th, 2014 11:11 am by Stephen Igo

Snow accumulations overnight Monday into Tuesday morning weren't much, but enough to cover many secondary route. Bitter temperatures were the greater problem.

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Bill would repeal Common Core in Tennessee

Bill would repeal Common Core in Tennessee

November 17th, 2014 8:00 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Two Republican state senators filed legislation Monday to repeal the state's Common Core standards even though Gov. Bill Haslam has called for a public review of the higher benchmarks in English and math.

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Local student finds capital fascinating — including the imperfections

Local student finds capital fascinating — including the imperfections

November 17th, 2014 7:14 pm by Rick Wagner

Was mistake in text on the Lincoln Memorial intentional?

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Teamwork: Program helps Adams Elementary students learn wonders of giving

Teamwork: Program helps Adams Elementary students learn wonders of giving

November 17th, 2014 3:15 pm by Rick Wagner

It's part of a service learning program at the school, one that so far this year has raised $4,000 for Small Miracles and is teaching the students about teamwork, cooperation, community service and leadership.

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Dobyns-Bennett band second in class at Grand Nationals

Dobyns-Bennett band second in class at Grand Nationals

November 16th, 2014 8:24 pm by Rick Wagner

INDIANAPOLIS — The Marching Indians ended the 2014 season with the band's highest-ever finish in a national competition here, ending up less than one point shy of getting a shot at a national title.

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Community Scrapbook: Saluting Our Veterans

November 15th, 2014 1:00 pm by Community Contributors

Local schools and organizations saluted area veterans this week with a variety of programs designed to honor their service and sacrifice.

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School board agrees to settlement in racial discrimination suit

School board agrees to settlement in racial discrimination suit

November 14th, 2014 8:30 pm by Matthew Lane

Among other things, the lawsuit against the Johnson City Board of Education claimed a child was routinely led to the cafeteria by a rope and tied to a desk with an extension cord.

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Science teams absorb Newton's Laws of Motion by designing rockets

Science teams absorb Newton's Laws of Motion by designing rockets

November 14th, 2014 9:04 am by Rick Wagner

Some local middle school students are aiming high with rockets they designed and built.

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Education commissioner leaving for private sector

Education commissioner leaving for private sector

November 13th, 2014 9:00 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A letter signed by Republican lawmakers demanded Huffman's resignation, citing complaints from school administrators, teachers and students about his leadership style as his department implemented a series of changes.

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