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No Child Left Behind gets renewed focus

No Child Left Behind gets renewed focus

December 1st, 2014 7:39 pm by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

WASHINGTON — The No Child Left Behind education law could be making a political comeback.

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D-B senior in running to be Presidential Scholar

D-B senior in running to be Presidential Scholar

December 1st, 2014 2:11 pm by Rick Wagner

Alex Strasser among 10 in Tennessee and 550 nationwide in the competition.

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Sullivan BOE to take up teacher salary scale, employee health insurance issues

Sullivan BOE to take up teacher salary scale, employee health insurance issues

November 30th, 2014 10:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County's school board is to consider two memorandums of understanding from collaborative conferencing Monday, one pertaining to a new teacher salary scale, the other on employee health insurance.

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Cherokee H.S. NJROTC wins 'Rebel Challenge' fitness contest

Cherokee H.S. NJROTC wins 'Rebel Challenge' fitness contest

November 29th, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Cherokee NJROTC Varsity cadets won the overall varsity competition, and the junior varsity cadets placed second overall in their age group.

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Cherokee sophomore chosen for Congress of Future Medical Leaders

Cherokee sophomore chosen for Congress of Future Medical Leaders

November 29th, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Ian Frazier was nominated to represent Cherokee on his academic achievement, leadership potential and determination to serve humanity in the field of medicine.

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Honor roll: Kingsport schools one of eight Tennessee districts to make listing

Honor roll: Kingsport schools one of eight Tennessee districts to make listing

November 28th, 2014 4:15 pm by Rick Wagner

"I applaud these students for the perseverance and dedication they have shown through attempting and succeeding in such rigorous course offerings," D-B Principal Chris Hampton said.

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Scott County students learning how to show prospective employers what they have to offer

Scott County students learning how to show prospective employers what they have to offer

November 28th, 2014 9:39 am by Marci Gore

For the past several weeks, students at the Scott County Career and Technical Center in Gate City have been learning how to showcase their skills and talents to prospective employers.

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BOE set to turn Kingsley over to county as surplus

BOE set to turn Kingsley over to county as surplus

November 28th, 2014 12:30 am by Rick Wagner

The county Board of Education earlier this year delayed turning over the building in order to give a group seeking to put a community center in the building time to come up with a plan to start and operate a facility there.

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Sullivan school employees, county on track to cut costs with insurance option

Sullivan school employees, county on track to cut costs with insurance option

November 27th, 2014 9:01 pm by Rick Wagner

About 10 percent of the Sullivan County school system employees enrolled in the Limited PPO health insurance offering from Tennessee for the coming year.

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Kingsport school system earns quality award from Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence

Kingsport school system earns quality award from Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence

November 26th, 2014 3:12 pm by Marybeth McLain, community contributor

Award will be formally given Feb. 18 in Nashville.

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