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German home-school family won't be deported

German home-school family won't be deported

March 4th, 2014 6:36 pm by Associated Press

An attorney for a German couple who lost their bid for U.S. asylum in order to home-school their seven children says deportation proceedings against the family have been deferred indefinitely.

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Sullivan County BOE gives go-ahead to begin talks with Ohio-based company

Sullivan County BOE gives go-ahead to begin talks with Ohio-based company

March 4th, 2014 7:22 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County's school board formally moved Monday night to negotiate a facilities study contract with Dublin, Ohio-based DeJong-Richter.

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During celebration, kids read here, kids read there, kids read books everywhere

During celebration, kids read here, kids read there, kids read books everywhere - VIDEO

March 3rd, 2014 9:08 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - To read Dr. Seuss books to young students is a good thing, indeed. Because, you see, more reading is good and something we all need.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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