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The D'oh of Homer: Professors employ TV's Simpsons

The D'oh of Homer: Professors employ TV's Simpsons

December 17th, 2014 9:28 am by FRANK ELTMAN, Associated Press

Universities across the country are using satirical references from "The Simpsons" to grab students' attention and convey lessons in literature and all manner of popular culture.

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School study panel converges on three high school options

School study panel converges on three high school options

December 17th, 2014 12:24 am by Rick Wagner

In five years, Sullivan County could have two new high schools of up to 1,700 students each instead of four current high schools ranging from about 500 to about 1,100.

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Area educators complete academy for prospective superintendents

Area educators complete academy for prospective superintendents

December 16th, 2014 10:07 pm by Rick Wagner

They are among 12 new additions to a list of qualified individuals "ready to assume the demanding position of school superintendents," according to a news release from the Tennessee School Boards Association or TSBA.

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Flora named new Sevier printipal, replacing the retiring Harvey

Flora named new Sevier printipal, replacing the retiring Harvey

December 16th, 2014 6:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Appointment effective Jan. 1.

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Vanderbilt review praises Innovation Academy, has questions about its future

Vanderbilt review praises Innovation Academy, has questions about its future

December 15th, 2014 2:28 pm by Rick Wagner

Two-year review has high praise for IA and ETSU hub. (This has bonus information not in Monday's print edition story.)

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Success of band begins long before students get to D-B

Success of band begins long before students get to D-B

December 15th, 2014 11:34 am by Rick Wagner

Students and staff cite elementary and middle school music programs, parental and community support and diversity among supporting infrastructure of the award-winning marching band program at Kingsport's Dobyns-Bennett High School.

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China Bridge: Kingsport educators tour Chinese schools

China Bridge: Kingsport educators tour Chinese schools

December 15th, 2014 11:24 am by Rick Wagner

Sevier Middle School Assistant Principal Jim Wernke and school board member Eric Hyche get first-hand look at schools in China.

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Number of equivalency diplomas increases after switch from GED to HiSet

Number of equivalency diplomas increases after switch from GED to HiSet

December 14th, 2014 2:24 pm by Rick Wagner

HiSet became an option, along with GED, Jan. 1, 2014

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Kingsport BOE: Keep academic standards high

Kingsport BOE: Keep academic standards high

December 13th, 2014 10:00 am by Hank Hayes

Kingsport Board of Education (BOE) members asked two state lawmakers Friday to keep state academic standards high during a luncheon outlining their 2015 legislative priorities.

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EDUCATORS LEARN TO LEAD: Three from Tri-Cities complete academy for prospective school superintendents

EDUCATORS LEARN TO LEAD: Three from Tri-Cities complete academy for prospective school superintendents

December 12th, 2014 5:15 pm by Rick Wagner

Two Hawkins County and one Washington County school official complete program for potential future school system leaders.

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