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Hawkins BOE adopts 10-point criteria for new director of schools

Hawkins BOE adopts 10-point criteria for new director of schools

February 11th, 2014 11:10 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The Hawkins County Board of Education approved a “help wanted” brochure to use in the search for a new director of schools.

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Wise County School Board schedules Loop Road hearing for Feb. 27

Wise County School Board schedules Loop Road hearing for Feb. 27

February 11th, 2014 11:07 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — The school division seeks to improve traffic access and flow during peak times at Union High School and Powell Valley Middle and Primary schools complex.

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Roan Scholars program welcomes record number of students into Class of 2018

Roan Scholars program welcomes record number of students into Class of 2018

February 11th, 2014 3:08 pm by Staff Report

The Roan provides both a full scholarship to ETSU and four years of leader development experiences and opportunities, such as international travel and study abroad, internships, workshops and seminars, service projects and other unique programs.

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Community Education
Kingsport City Schools to host superintendent luncheon event

Kingsport City Schools to host superintendent luncheon event

February 11th, 2014 10:05 am by Andy True

Kingsport City Schools will host the first “Lunch with Lyle” event, an opportunity to interact with Superintendent Dr. Lyle Ailshie, on Friday, Feb. 21, noon to 1 p.m.

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Local News Education
BOE honors Hawkins County Niswonger Scholarship recipient

BOE honors Hawkins County Niswonger Scholarship recipient

February 10th, 2014 8:21 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Several Hawkins County students were honored by the Board of Education Thursday for their academic achievement, including the county’s third Niswonger Scholarship recipient since 2001.

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Kennedy School distributes books from First Book Greater Kingsport grant

February 10th, 2014 3:30 pm by David Grace

First Book Greater Kingsport is part of First Book’s national network of volunteers who provide new books to children in need in communities through the region.

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Local News Education
Hawkins County BOE approves student transportation bill compromise with RCS

Hawkins County BOE approves student transportation bill compromise with RCS

February 10th, 2014 8:20 am by Jeff Bobo

A dispute between Hawkins County’s two school systems over the most recent student transportation bill was put to rest Thursday night, and now the debate is ready to begin over how future bills will be calculated.

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Road project resolution on tap for Wise County School Board

Road project resolution on tap for Wise County School Board

February 9th, 2014 11:04 pm by Stephen Igo

The Wise County School Board will consider moving forward on a project to improve traffic flow at the school division’s Big Stone Gap schools campus during Tuesday’s 6 p.m. regular session at the Education Center in Wise.

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Kingsport, Sullivan school boards act to bring policies in line with new sports concussion legislation

Kingsport, Sullivan school boards act to bring policies in line with new sports concussion legislation

February 9th, 2014 7:35 pm by Rick Wagner

Sports concussions are being taken more seriously in Tennessee public schools, with any student suspected of having one being pulled from play and practices until released by a licensed health care professional.

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Regional & National Education
Tennessee teachers push back on evaluation process

Tennessee teachers push back on evaluation process

February 9th, 2014 6:06 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — When Tennessee was competing for a half-billion dollars in federal education money, teachers agreed to allow the state to ramp up its use of student test scores for evaluating educators.

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