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Emory & Henry collaborative expands on community service

Emory & Henry collaborative expands on community service

February 9th, 2014 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

An agreement signed Jan. 15 between Emory & Henry and the Rensselaerville Institute of New York has the potential to help reshape American higher education for the public good, and help bring clean water to rural areas.

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Education reform  plans moving forward

Education reform plans moving forward

February 8th, 2014 9:16 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam doesn’t want to “back up” education reform, instead pressing forward to raise expectations in K-12 and beyond.

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Haslam’s education adviser pitches 'Tennessee Promise' in Hawkins County

Haslam’s education adviser pitches 'Tennessee Promise' in Hawkins County

February 8th, 2014 8:28 pm by Hank Hayes

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam’s point man in the “Tennessee Promise” pitched the idea to a Rogersville/Hawkins County Chamber of Commerce legislative breakfast Saturday.

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Lazarus the cat gives Kennedy students lesson in accepting differences

Lazarus the cat gives Kennedy students lesson in accepting differences

February 8th, 2014 8:10 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Some pre-kindergarten students learned Thursday about appreciating the differences among humans, a lesson delivered by a famously different feline.

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Northeast State plans expanded dual enrollment

Northeast State plans expanded dual enrollment

February 8th, 2014 8:02 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — With Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam pushing dual enrollment in his Feb. 2 State of the State address, Northeast State Community College is ready to oblige.

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Kingsport schools honored for stellar showing in SCORE competition

Kingsport schools honored for stellar showing in SCORE competition

February 7th, 2014 12:17 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The city’s public school system may not have won the 2013 SCORE prize, but local school and SCORE officials said the system is definitely headed in the right direction with improvements in student achievement.

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Group concludes community meetings for Hawkins director of schools search

Group concludes community meetings for Hawkins director of schools search

February 7th, 2014 12:05 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The director of a school system with a $53 million annual budget and more than 600 employees needs to have a corporate CEO mentality with regards to finances.

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School apologizes for black history lunch menu

School apologizes for black history lunch menu

February 6th, 2014 2:32 pm by Associated Press

Officials at a Northern California private school are apologizing after a lunch menu option to celebrate Black History Month angered some parents and students.

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Dobyns-Bennett senior selected for ETSU Roan Scholars program

Dobyns-Bennett senior selected for ETSU Roan Scholars program

February 6th, 2014 12:48 pm by Marybeth McLain

Seven student leaders from across the region, including a senior from Dobyns-Bennett High School, have been selected as the Class of 2018 for the Roan Scholars Leadership Program at East Tennessee State University.

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Prices charged for meals at Sullivan schools going up

Prices charged for meals at Sullivan schools going up

February 5th, 2014 11:23 pm by Staff Report

BLOUNTVILLE — Lisa Holt, manager of nutrition services, said the new prices are required because of a formula for paid lunch equity from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This would be the first increase since 2011-12.

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