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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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Cameras in classrooms draws concerns from teachers, parents

Cameras in classrooms draws concerns from teachers, parents

February 25th, 2014 9:24 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

A new video teacher evaluation process in Washington County Schools has been temporarily suspended while the state reviews the practice, but teachers and parents are asking why they weren't notified of the program in the first place.

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Local News Education
Kingsport, Sullivan schools agree on facilities study

Kingsport, Sullivan schools agree on facilities study

February 24th, 2014 10:20 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County and Kingsport school officials have reached a consensus to do a comprehensive joint facilities study with Dublin, Ohio-based DiJong-Richter, also using local architectural firm Beeson, Lusk & Street.

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Local News Education
Homeschoolers take fourth straight  Mock Trial victory, advance to state

Homeschoolers take fourth straight Mock Trial victory, advance to state

February 24th, 2014 9:13 pm by Rick Wagner

A team composed of greater Kingsport area homeschool students has won its fourth consecutive district High School Mock Trial Competition and will represent the area at the state competition in March.

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Update: Dobyns-Bennett out of lockdown, single bullet found

Update: Dobyns-Bennett out of lockdown, single bullet found

February 24th, 2014 12:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Dobyns-Bennett High School is out of a soft lockdown after a single bullet was found in the school.

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