Kingsport Times News Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Colonial Heights Middle teacher wins $1,000 consolation prize in competition

Colonial Heights Middle teacher wins $1,000 consolation prize in competition

April 11th, 2014 11:44 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County middle school teacher Stephanie Miller didn't win the McGlothlin Award for Teaching Excellence this week. But she didn't walk away empty-handed.

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Rogersville BOE approves incentive pay for teachers

Rogersville BOE approves incentive pay for teachers

April 11th, 2014 9:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

Beginning at the end of 2014-15, RCS teachers who receive an overall effectiveness score at Level 5 will receive a $500 bonus; Level 4 scores earn $400; Level three scores earn $300; and scores in the Level 2 and Level 1 range don't result in a bonus.

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2014 Super Sports Track and Field

April 11th, 2014 2:15 pm by David Grace

Super Sports track and field showcases the athletics talents

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Community Education
Kingsport City Schools Superintendent re-elected to national education committee

Kingsport City Schools Superintendent re-elected to national education committee

April 11th, 2014 8:44 am by Marybeth McLain

Lyle C. Ailshie, superintendent of Kingsport City Schools, was re-elected to a three-year term on the executive committee of AASA, The School Superintendents Association.

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Ex-principal fires back after being cut from finalists list in Hawkins

Ex-principal fires back after being cut from finalists list in Hawkins

April 11th, 2014 12:31 am by Jeff Bobo

In a written statement, Dr. William Royal told the Times-News that some members of the Hawkins County Board of Education are more interested in "tag lines" during their campaigning and tenure than providing students with the best education possible.

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Two added to list of Hawkins school director finalists

Two added to list of Hawkins school director finalists

April 11th, 2014 12:07 am by Jeff Bobo

Rogersville Middle School Principal Jim Ailshie was added to the list along with Charles Carter who is principal at Union Heights Elementary School in Hamblen County.

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Wise County School Board adopts budget for 2014-15 school year

Wise County School Board adopts budget for 2014-15 school year

April 9th, 2014 10:57 pm by Stephen Igo

Wise County officials are projecting around $31.4 million in state funding for next fiscal year, an increase of more than $400,000 from the current fiscal year.

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Business & Technology Education
New technology unwraps mummies' ancient mysteries

New technology unwraps mummies' ancient mysteries

April 9th, 2014 2:44 pm by JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press

Our fascination with mummies never gets old. Now the British Museum is using the latest technology to unwrap their ancient mysteries.

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Education
Wise School Board  members discuss privatization options for driver's ed

Wise School Board members discuss privatization options for driver's ed

April 8th, 2014 11:21 pm by Stephen Igo

The county school system has been approached by a private driving instructor to take over the program with an informal offer of $100 per student.

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RCS BOE hopes new figures help break impasse on county bus contract

RCS BOE hopes new figures help break impasse on county bus contract

April 8th, 2014 11:19 pm by Jeff Bobo

Negotiating teams from Rogersville City School and Hawkins County Schools have reached an impasse regarding a transportation contract, but the city school is hoping some new information will lean the county in their favor.

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