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Northeast Tennessee education officials show support for Common Core

Northeast Tennessee education officials show support for Common Core

February 17th, 2015 11:03 am by By MAX HRENDA, NET News Service

Dykes and Giliam among active supporters.

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Kingsport City Schools accepting applications for out-of-zone, tuition students until April 30

Kingsport City Schools accepting applications for out-of-zone, tuition students until April 30

February 17th, 2015 10:56 am by Rick Wagner

No matter how long students have been in KCS or a particular city school, parents and guardians must reapply for out of zone or tuition slots each year.

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All but one Northeast Tennessee superintendents and directors support Tennessee State Standards, i.e. Common Core

All but one Northeast Tennessee superintendents and directors support Tennessee State Standards, i.e. Common Core

February 17th, 2015 10:51 am by Rick Wagner

Johnson City's Richard Bales did not sign letter of support presented recently in Nashville.

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Extreme cold creates problems for buses, school buildings

Extreme cold creates problems for buses, school buildings

February 17th, 2015 10:42 am by Rick Wagner

Hard-starting diesel motors and frozen pipes among effects of extreme cold.

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Testing based on Common Core standards starts this week

Testing based on Common Core standards starts this week

February 16th, 2015 7:24 pm by Associated Press

STOCKPORT, Ohio - Sixth-grader Kayla Hunter considers herself pretty tech savvy. She has a computer at home unlike about half her classmates at her elementary school.

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NJROTC from Cherokee and North march in Mardis Gras parade

NJROTC from Cherokee and North march in Mardis Gras parade

February 16th, 2015 2:39 pm by Staff Report

Cherokee High School NJROTC along with Sullivan North High School NJROTC were invited for travel to New Orleans last week to march in the 2015 "Krewe of Iris Parade."

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History's mysteries: Retired teacher helping compile artifacts from 100 years of Kingsport schools

History's mysteries: Retired teacher helping compile artifacts from 100 years of Kingsport schools

February 16th, 2015 9:30 am by Rick Wagner

Some items are already in place at the Heritage Room at the KCS Administrative Support Center downtown. Although not open to the public, she said items including photos, annuals and ledgers are being collected there

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Clintwood native Paula Compton says scholarship changed her life

Clintwood native Paula Compton says scholarship changed her life

February 16th, 2015 8:05 am by Laura K. Boggan, Community Contributor

At the time the College Dream contest began in 2010, Paula Compton was laid off from her job. When she heard about the opportunity to obtain the degree of which she had dreamed, she thought, "I have nothing to lose."

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College News & Notes: Week of Feb. 15

College News & Notes: Week of Feb. 15

February 15th, 2015 1:00 pm by Carmen Musick

College News & Notes is designed to provide useful information about financial aid deadlines, scholarships, open houses, workshops and other upcoming events related to the process. To list an event, email us at ink@timesnews.net.

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Schools start treating e-cigarettes as drug paraphernalia

Schools start treating e-cigarettes as drug paraphernalia

February 15th, 2015 5:30 am by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, AP Tobacco Writer

Electronic cigarettes, which heat a nicotine solution to create a vapor instead of burning tobacco, have passed traditional smokes in popularity among teenagers.

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