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Innovation Academy continues with plan to add ninth grade in fall, but many unknowns remain

Innovation Academy continues with plan to add ninth grade in fall, but many unknowns remain

January 31st, 2014 1:08 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee this fall likely will be a grades 6-9 school with its own school number at its current location, but the future of band and athletics is unknown.

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Education
Report gives Tenn. high marks for teacher policy

Report gives Tenn. high marks for teacher policy

January 30th, 2014 3:08 pm by Associated Press

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan has more than once singled out Tennessee as a leader in education reform.

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Community Local News Education
Community meetings for Hawkins school director search cancelled

Community meetings for Hawkins school director search cancelled

January 29th, 2014 2:33 pm by Staff Report

The Hawkins County Board of Education has cancelled a series of public meetings that were scheduled for Thursday and Friday.

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Kingsport City Schools dismissing at 11 a.m.

Kingsport City Schools dismissing at 11 a.m.

January 28th, 2014 10:50 am by Rick Wagner

Superintendent says snow came earlier than expected, apologizes for stress and confusion.

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Local News Education
Tennessee Education Association outlines legislative agenda

Tennessee Education Association outlines legislative agenda

January 28th, 2014 8:29 am by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — The agenda is headlined by opposition to using the value-added scores as sole justification to remove a teacher’s license.

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SCORE report praises Kingsport City Schools, two Hawkins elementary schools

SCORE report praises Kingsport City Schools, two Hawkins elementary schools

January 27th, 2014 10:12 pm by Rick Wagner

NASHVILLE — SCORE has lauded practices of Kingsport City Schools and McPheeter’s Bend and Mount Carmel elementary schools in Hawkins County in the 2013-14 State of Education in Tennessee report.

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Regional & National Education
Opposing sides to school vouchers in Tennessee speak out

Opposing sides to school vouchers in Tennessee speak out

January 27th, 2014 6:05 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — The debate over a school voucher program in Tennessee is heating up with groups for and against speaking out this week at the state Capitol complex.

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Kingsport City Schools to host information session for parents of home-school special needs students

Kingsport City Schools to host information session for parents of home-school special needs students

January 27th, 2014 10:25 am by Marybeth McLain, community contributor

Parents and teachers of private and home-schooled special needs students are invited to an information session to learn more about services that Kingsport City Schools can provide.

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Local News Education
SAILS and Bridge designed to send high school seniors to college math-ready

SAILS and Bridge designed to send high school seniors to college math-ready

January 26th, 2014 9:13 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Some area high school students have been SAILing over a Bridge when it comes to getting ready for college math.

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High school students piling up more and more college credits

High school students piling up more and more college credits

January 26th, 2014 8:44 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Used to be, high school was part of the road to college. Now, high school is becoming a merge lane for college in local school systems.

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