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A new entitlement? The right to preschool

A new entitlement? The right to preschool

February 3rd, 2014 11:30 pm by Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican governors and lawmakers who now control a majority of state capitols have been pushing aggressively to cut spending and shrink government — with one glaring exception.

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Sullivan schools consider options on owning, contracting for bus service

Sullivan schools consider options on owning, contracting for bus service

February 3rd, 2014 10:13 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County school system leaders heard a lot about school bus contracts Monday, later voting on one bus contract issue but leaving another for a later meeting.

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Kingsport City Schools announces administrative appointments

Kingsport City Schools announces administrative appointments

February 3rd, 2014 9:26 am by Andy True

Kingsport City Schools has announced a change in administrative appointments, effective Feb. 5

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TEA takes battle against TVAAS linkage to teachers’ licenses on the road

TEA takes battle against TVAAS linkage to teachers’ licenses on the road

February 2nd, 2014 6:09 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — The Tennessee Education Association 2014 Road Trip came here Monday with a story about the state’s value-added test scores for a teacher in Middle Tennessee.

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Despite safety emphasis, school shootings continue

Despite safety emphasis, school shootings continue

February 2nd, 2014 2:30 pm by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

There's been no real reduction in the number of U.S. school shootings despite increased security put in place after the rampage at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012.

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Parents, students share what draws them to Innovation Academy

Parents, students share what draws them to Innovation Academy

February 1st, 2014 10:34 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Each school day, a brother and sister from the Weaver community in eastern Sullivan County travel west to Kingsport. They start out in a carpool with children from two or three other families.

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School systems in region eye dwindling balance of snow days

School systems in region eye dwindling balance of snow days

February 1st, 2014 8:01 pm by Rick Wagner

ROGERSVILLE — Students through the Tri-Cities and Southwest Virginia got snow days this past week, even in Kingsport and other city systems that usually don’t get out that much for weather.

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More states grant in-state tuition to immigrants

More states grant in-state tuition to immigrants

February 1st, 2014 11:42 am by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

Giancarlo Tello paid $14,000 more than other New Jersey high school graduates to attend Rutgers. Why the difference? Tello spent much of his childhood in the United States without legal permission after his parents moved from Peru.

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Wise  board eyes traffic improvement project for Big Stone Gap schools

Wise board eyes traffic improvement project for Big Stone Gap schools

January 31st, 2014 9:41 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Maxim Engineering of Coeburn and Chilhowie-based W-L Construction & Paving Inc. gets first pass at contract negotiations with Wise County Public Schools for a traffic improvement project at the division’s three-school complex in Big Stone Gap.

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KCS names new Cora Cox, Kennedy principals

KCS names new Cora Cox, Kennedy principals

January 31st, 2014 4:53 pm by Rick Wagner

Shanna Hensley to move from principal of Kennedy to Cora Cox principal; Christy Free to move from Kennedy associate principal to principal.

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