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Education
City schools pay scale to include teacher evaluation score factor

City schools pay scale to include teacher evaluation score factor

March 9th, 2014 11:24 pm by Rick Wagner

Kingsport City Schools teachers will have performance-based pay starting in the 2014-15 school year in August as part of a new differentiated pay plan.

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Regional & National Education
Dozens injured when school stage falls in California

Dozens injured when school stage falls in California

March 9th, 2014 4:27 pm by Associated Press

A stage at a Southern California high school collapsed during a performance, sending 25 students to the hospital with mainly minor injuries, authorities said.

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Local News Education
Experts: Some studies indicate school bus seat belts unneeded

Experts: Some studies indicate school bus seat belts unneeded

March 8th, 2014 10:21 pm by Rick Wagner

In nearly six decades in the school bus business, Kenny Morrell has not become a fan of seat belts on buses. And some heavy-hitting national transportation officials and academic studies agree.

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Local News Education
Questions remain on city/county school study

Questions remain on city/county school study

March 7th, 2014 9:31 pm by Rick Wagner

City school leaders have unanimously approved moving forward with a joint comprehensive facilities study with Sullivan County. However, questions about how the cost will be split and by whom remain to be answered.

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Kingsport BOE to seek joint facilities study

Kingsport BOE to seek joint facilities study

March 6th, 2014 11:15 pm by Rick Wagner

The city board Thursday also voted 5-0 to approve a differentiated pay plan for 2014-15, approved grades K-12 social studies textbook recommendations on the first of two readings, and amended the 2012-13 calendar to absorb the fifth snow day.

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Photo Gallery: Jefferson Elementary School Students Duct Tape Teacher, Principal to Gym Wall.

March 6th, 2014 5:46 pm by Ned Jilton

Jefferson Elementary School students raised $11,000 to build a well in Africa.

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Survey: Cost a growing factor in college decisions

Survey: Cost a growing factor in college decisions

March 6th, 2014 3:25 pm by LISA LEFF, Associated Press

A new survey of the nation's college freshmen found that the percentage attending their first-choice school has reached its lowest level in almost four decades.

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Education
Gifts to Hawkins schools will improve security, online testing technology

Gifts to Hawkins schools will improve security, online testing technology

March 5th, 2014 11:21 pm by Jeff Bobo

Thanks to a gift from Verizon Wireless, nearly every employee within the Hawkins County Schools system will be equipped with a cell phone that dials directly to 911 in case other communications are cut off during an emergency.

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Sullivan schools expect to serve 430,000+ breakfasts

Sullivan schools expect to serve 430,000+ breakfasts

March 5th, 2014 11:17 pm by Rick Wagner

"We're doing everything we can to feed every student we can," said Lisa Holt, nutrition supervisor for the county school system of about 10,500 students.

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Hawkins eighth-graders get a glimpse at college, career options

Hawkins eighth-graders get a glimpse at college, career options

March 5th, 2014 10:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Wednesday, Volunteer High School hosted the Hawkins County School system's second annual "Welcome to the Future College Fair."

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