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KCS officials meet with parents of  IA students

KCS officials meet with parents of IA students

December 13th, 2013 12:08 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — City school system officials are urging parents to support city leaders maintaining current STEM teacher funding for the city system, although the city system is pulling out of a joint STEM program at the school year’s end.

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RCS officials want more explanation for bus bill

RCS officials want more explanation for bus bill

December 11th, 2013 11:03 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Rogersville City School officials aren’t ready to pay a $90,349 bus bill to the Hawkins County School System for 2012-13 student transportation until they understand why the bill increased $12,000 over the previous year.

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Resolution seeks adjustment to Tennessee’s school funding formula

Resolution seeks adjustment to Tennessee’s school funding formula

December 11th, 2013 7:37 pm by Staff Report

NASHVILLE (AP) — The Metro Nashville school district says the Basic Education Program, or BEP, hasn’t been fully funded since it was overhauled six years ago under then-Gov. Phil Bredesen. It claims Nashville, in particular, has been shorted millions.

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Wise school administrators believe $700,000 can be given back to supervisors

Wise school administrators believe $700,000 can be given back to supervisors

December 10th, 2013 10:41 pm by Staff Report

WISE — Of $2.5 million provided by the Wise County Board of Supervisors toward two high school construction projects, the school board should be able to return $700,000 to supervisors because projects are coming in under budget.

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600 coats donated to Jackson students

December 10th, 2013 10:23 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — A box truck carrying 600 Hamrick's coats in colors and sizes chosen earlier this year rolled into the school Tuesday.

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Walters State commencement set for Friday

Walters State commencement set for Friday

December 10th, 2013 9:31 pm by Rick Wagner

MORRISTOWN — The college will confer more than 700 technical certificates, academic certificates, associate of applied science, associate of science, associate of arts and associate of teaching degrees.

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Wise County school officials say threat of violence not credible

Wise County school officials say threat of violence not credible

December 9th, 2013 7:53 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Graffiti scrawled on a wall at a Wise County school last week was determined not to be a valid threat to students or staff.

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Community Scrapbook: Poetry Cafe Night at Rock Springs

December 9th, 2013 11:14 am by Staff Report

On Thursday, Nov. 7, Rock Springs Elementary School opened a Poetry Cafe in the style of the 1960s beatniks. The fourth grade pod was transformed for the evening into three dimly lit cafes and one food court mixed with the sounds of live guitar music and

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Pets in local classrooms teaching many kinds of lessons

Pets in local classrooms teaching many kinds of lessons

December 9th, 2013 8:58 am by Marci Gore

Erin Eberhart says a little guinea pig named Gertie has taught her kindergarten students at Sulpher Springs Elementary in Jonesborough to take an interest in something other than themselves.

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Hawkins BOE won’t budge on disputed $90,349 Rogersville City School bus bill

Hawkins BOE won’t budge on disputed $90,349 Rogersville City School bus bill

December 8th, 2013 7:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — After months of discussion and negotiation Hawkins County Schools and Rogersville City School are back where they started with regard to a disputed school transportation bill from the 2012-13 school year.

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