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Changes afoot: Organizational chart for county school system revealed

Changes afoot: Organizational chart for county school system revealed

January 12th, 2015 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

With a second Sullivan County school system central office employee gone this school year, Director of Schools Jubal Yennie has announced more changes in Blountville, including a new position.

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Hawkins Board of Education approves creation of systemwide Facebook page

Hawkins Board of Education approves creation of systemwide Facebook page

January 12th, 2015 1:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

The school's page is not going to be a free-for-all to exchange opinions and gripes. The information will only be flowing in one direction, with only four people posting for the system.

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Sully schools bottom line predicted at $175-200M

Sully schools bottom line predicted at $175-200M

January 12th, 2015 8:37 am by Rick Wagner

The whole study process got underway after community pushback on a scenario proposed almost two years ago that would have closed either North or South and turned the other into a middle school.

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College News & Notes: Week of Jan. 12

College News & Notes: Week of Jan. 12

January 11th, 2015 2:00 pm by Carmen Musick

College News & Notes is designed to provide useful information about financial aid deadlines, scholarships, open houses, workshops and other upcoming events related to the process. To list an announcement, email ink@timesnews.net.

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Five Northeast Tennessee high school seniors named Niswonger scholars

January 10th, 2015 9:45 am by Rick Wagner

Groups includes Volunteer, Science Hill and David Crockett high school students.

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Ramsey: Obama no help to Tennessee Promise

Ramsey: Obama no help to Tennessee Promise

January 9th, 2015 11:56 pm by Hank Hayes

State Rep. Ron Ramsey and Republican members of Congress charge the federal government can't and shouldn't pay for a nationwide tuition-free program, which Obama has billed "America's College Promise."

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Obama proposes publicly funded community college for all

Obama proposes publicly funded community college for all

January 9th, 2015 7:14 am by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

The proposal was inspired by the Tennessee plan signed into law last year, pioneering a scholarship program that provides free community and technical college tuition for two years.

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What about Cora Cox? Officials mull possibilities

What about Cora Cox? Officials mull possibilities

January 8th, 2015 11:51 pm by Rick Wagner

Cora Cox Academy may be on the move in 2016, but the historic building that houses it would remain — with a new use as part of a redevelopment plan.

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Krissy Turner named principal of Kingsport's Jackson Elementary

Krissy Turner named principal of Kingsport's Jackson Elementary

January 8th, 2015 10:46 pm by Rick Wagner

Former Kennedy Elementary associate principal has 15 years of experience with city schools, formally starts new job Monday.

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Costs and benefits: Sullivan panel weighs options for school system's future

Costs and benefits: Sullivan panel weighs options for school system's future

January 7th, 2015 12:43 am by Rick Wagner

Draft facilities study scenarios for Sullivan County schools could cost $162 million to more than $200 million to implement over time, a consultant told Steering Committee members Tuesday night.

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