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Kingsport City Schools pre-kindergarten screening and kindergarten registration to be held for 2014-2015 school year

Kingsport City Schools pre-kindergarten screening and kindergarten registration to be held for 2014-2015 school year

March 3rd, 2014 9:54 am by Marybeth McLain

Kingsport City Schools will hold Pre-Kindergarten Screening (not registration) for the 2014-2015 school year on Monday, March 24, 2014 between 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. located at the Kingsport Civic Auditorium, 1550 Ft. Henry Drive, Kingsport.Kingsport City

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Community Education

United Way supports Pre-K and Common Core, launches afterschool network, and celebrates Tennessee's teachers

March 3rd, 2014 9:49 am by Mary Graham

United Ways of Tennessee supports preservation of funding for Pre-K classrooms and of common core standards.

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Local News Education
Top Southwest Virginia students  make LEAP to Richmond

Top Southwest Virginia students make LEAP to Richmond

March 1st, 2014 7:39 pm by Wes Bunch

A group of eight high school seniors from Lee, Scott and Wise counties were invited earlier this month by Delegate Terry Kilgore to visit the state capital in Richmond as part of the Legislative Educational Advancement Program.

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Local News Education
WGU Tennessee chancellor promotes goal of 5,000 students

WGU Tennessee chancellor promotes goal of 5,000 students

March 1st, 2014 6:39 pm by Rick Wagner

Since WGU Tennessee was launched in July 2013, the number of Tennesseans in the online Western Governors University program has grown from about 600 to almost 1,000.

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Local News Education
Sullivan County students earning college credit in high school

Sullivan County students earning college credit in high school

February 28th, 2014 8:51 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County students are blurring the line between high school and college, with high school students earning college credit across the county.

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Education
Sullivan BOE to vote on Teacher Leadership program next week

Sullivan BOE to vote on Teacher Leadership program next week

February 27th, 2014 11:31 pm by Rick Wagner

During a more than three-hour work session Thursday, the school officials received rundowns on the Teacher Leadership and existing differentiated pay for teachers.

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Education
Kingsport textbook committee seeks community input

Kingsport textbook committee seeks community input

February 26th, 2014 11:25 pm by Rick Wagner

Social studies textbooks in the city school system are up for adoption, but before that they are up for public inspection this week.

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Regional & National Education
Petition seeks to preserve Common Core in Tenn.

Petition seeks to preserve Common Core in Tenn.

February 25th, 2014 11:53 pm by Associated Press

A statewide alliance of more than 400 business, community and education organizations in Tennessee released the online petition, which was to be emailed to members of the Tennessee General Assembly.

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Regional & National Education
Bill seeks to do away with Common Core standards

Bill seeks to do away with Common Core standards

February 25th, 2014 3:24 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

The standards are intended to provide students with the critical thinking, problem solving and writing skills needed for college and the workforce.

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Rules to limit marketing unhealthy food in schools

Rules to limit marketing unhealthy food in schools

February 25th, 2014 9:33 am by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Moving beyond the lunch line, new rules would limit marketing of unhealthy foods in schools, phasing out the advertising of sugary drinks and junk foods around campuses during the school day.

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