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College News & Notes: Week of Feb. 8

College News & Notes: Week of Feb. 8

February 8th, 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.

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Crockett partners with town of Jonesborough on new learning project

Crockett partners with town of Jonesborough on new learning project

February 7th, 2015 6:00 pm by Alicia Phelps, Community Contributor

Through the classes, students will be receiving real-life training by working with the town of Jonesborough on several projects throughout the semester.

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After Medicaid loss, Haslam pivots to Common Core fight

After Medicaid loss, Haslam pivots to Common Core fight

February 7th, 2015 2:05 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is turning his focus to another tough fight over what he describes as the ruined brand of Common Core education standards.

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Niswonger seeks partners to extend education grant five more years

Niswonger seeks partners to extend education grant five more years

February 7th, 2015 12:22 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County alone has received $405,920 in the first four years of the grant through funds supporting technology, AP programs, professional development and online distance learning.

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TWRA Safe Boating Course coming up this month

TWRA Safe Boating Course coming up this month

February 6th, 2015 7:35 pm by clarke Lucas, community contributor

Again this year, the Tri-Cities Boating Club (Johnson City Sail & Power Squadron) is hosting the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency's Tennessee Safe Boating Course.

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UT partners with Kingsport schools  to offer advanced degrees for teachers

UT partners with Kingsport schools to offer advanced degrees for teachers

February 5th, 2015 11:57 pm by Rick Wagner

The two-year program will offer advanced educational degrees to teachers from Kingsport City Schools and possibly other local school systems.

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Randy Montgomery says he won't seek fourth term on Kingsport school board

Randy Montgomery says he won't seek fourth term on Kingsport school board

February 5th, 2015 11:13 pm by Rick Wagner

Montgomery has served 12 years on the Board of Education, is a former chairman.

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Candidates have two weeks left to file papers to run in Kingsport  elections

Candidates have two weeks left to file papers to run in Kingsport elections

February 5th, 2015 11:10 pm by Matthew Lane

Four candidates have officially filed to run for Kingsport mayor: Alderman John Clark, Gary Lane, Alderman Tom Parham and former Alderman and former state Rep. Nathan Vaughn.

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Julie Ebers: 'Helping others is where my heart is'

Julie Ebers: 'Helping others is where my heart is'

February 5th, 2015 7:15 pm by Bob Robinson, Community Contributor

At age 41, Julie Ebers is starting over to prove that she can do anything she decides to do.

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eMeeting: Sullivan County BOE meetings have gone paperless

eMeeting: Sullivan County BOE meetings have gone paperless

February 5th, 2015 4:05 pm by Rick Wagner

Move to save $1,300 first year and $2,800 annually after that, director of schools says.

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