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Haslam and UT: Student trustee's resignation letter not public

Haslam and UT: Student trustee's resignation letter not public

December 11th, 2014 6:01 pm by The Associated Press/Knoxville News-Sentinel

R.J. Duncan quit the board six months into a two-year appointment by the governor, left UT Oct. 11.

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Students less likely to report sexual assault than nonstudents, study says

Students less likely to report sexual assault than nonstudents, study says

December 11th, 2014 5:41 pm by The Associated Press/Los Angeles Times

Department of Justice study also found 20 percent of victims fear reprisal if they report attack.

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Rogersville's 'beautiful old girl' needs facelift

Rogersville's 'beautiful old girl' needs facelift

December 10th, 2014 11:13 pm by Jeff Bobo

Rogersville City School Director Rebecca Isaacs likes to call the school facility, which dates back to 1929, "the beautiful old girl." And like many beautiful old structures, the RCS facility is suffering from cosmetic cracks, leaks, and plumbing issues.

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Wise school board to name interim members

Wise school board to name interim members

December 10th, 2014 7:15 am by Stephen Igo

Four citizens from each of county District 1 (Pound seat) and District 3 (Big Stone Gap) made their pitches before the board last week to fill the vacant seats of the late Wayne Leftwich and John Schoolcraft.

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Wise School Board chooses Walters, Zentmeyer

Wise School Board chooses Walters, Zentmeyer

December 9th, 2014 11:52 pm by Stephen Igo

The Wise County School Board filled two vacancies with interim appointments from a field of eight candidates during Tuesday's monthly session.

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LISTEN AND LEARN: Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's education proposals address testing, evaluations, local control and teacher input

LISTEN AND LEARN: Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's education proposals address testing, evaluations, local control and teacher input

December 9th, 2014 5:25 pm by Rick Wagner

Governor releases proposals in response to teacher input sessions statewide and education summit.

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Volunteer senior receives Niswonger Scholarship

Volunteer senior receives Niswonger Scholarship - VIDEO

December 8th, 2014 7:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Niswonger Foundation Executive Vice President Dr. Nancy Dishner said Ward was selected from among 90 applicants who represented the best that Northeast Tennessee's graduating high schools' Class of 2015 has to offer.

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Kingsport schools working on policy for use of laptops

Kingsport schools working on policy for use of laptops

December 8th, 2014 10:14 am by Rick Wagner

Draft policy includes $50 annual technology fee that would roll over if no repairs needed that school year.

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Fire at Sullivan North briefly evacuates school

Fire at Sullivan North briefly evacuates school

December 8th, 2014 9:46 am by Rain Smith

At approximately 8:40 a.m., smoke was reported in the auxiliary gym area of the school on North John B. Dennis Highway.

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Schools' laptop project to boot up in January

Schools' laptop project to boot up in January

December 7th, 2014 7:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Starting with sixth grade, the 1-to-1 laptop-to-student ratio in Kingsport City Schools is planned to move to grades 4-12 systemwide.

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