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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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Regional & National Education
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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Local News Education
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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Community Local News Education
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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Education TriCityMom
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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