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Blountville Middle School students held a ceremony at the school Monday honoring area veterans

November 11th, 2013 1:09 pm by Staff Report

Blountville Middle School students honor area veterans.

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Foreign students continue to flock to U.S. colleges

Foreign students continue to flock to U.S. colleges

November 11th, 2013 9:33 am by By Jason Song, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The number of international students studying at U.S. colleges and universities rose to a record high last year, according to a new study.

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Kindergarten readiness packet sent to Hawkins County families left out of pre-K

Kindergarten readiness packet sent to Hawkins County families left out of pre-K

November 10th, 2013 9:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Nearly 100 Hawkins County families will be receiving a packet from the Hawkins County Schools’ Early Childhood Programs.

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Scott County forming panel to develop drug test policy for student-athletes

Scott County forming panel to develop drug test policy for student-athletes

November 10th, 2013 9:49 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — The Scott County School Board voted unanimously last Thursday night to form a committee that will look at the various aspects of implementing a random drug test policy for student-athletes.

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Vanderbilt's medical center to cut incoming class size by 10 percent

Vanderbilt's medical center to cut incoming class size by 10 percent

November 10th, 2013 1:41 pm by Associated Press

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is cutting the number of incoming medical and doctoral students for next year by 10 percent, part of the university's continuing cost-cutting efforts.

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NeuroTracker pilot program approved for Jefferson Elementary

NeuroTracker pilot program approved for Jefferson Elementary

November 9th, 2013 7:12 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The same technology used by the U.S. military and college and professional football teams will be used on a pilot basis at the city’s Jefferson Elementary School.

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Kingsport Board of Education gives Ailshie 'excellent' evaluation

Kingsport Board of Education gives Ailshie 'excellent' evaluation

November 9th, 2013 6:46 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Kingsport Superintendent of Schools Lyle Ailshie received a more than 3.628 mean score out of a 4 on his overall school board evaluation this year, which is about a 91 percent approval rating.

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Kingsport schools identify five goals for near and long term

Kingsport schools identify five goals for near and long term

November 8th, 2013 11:18 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The plan, approved 4-0 with one absent at Thursday night’s Board of Education meeting, identifies five system goals as well as the targets used to monitor progress toward goal achievement.

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IA leaders confident school will go forward despite city’s pullout

IA leaders confident school will go forward despite city’s pullout

November 8th, 2013 11:08 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — It was mostly business as usual at Innovation Academy Friday morning, following Kingsport’s Thursday night vote to end the joint agreement operating the STEM program with Sullivan County.

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Photo gallery: Gov. Haslam visits Blountville school to thank teachers and students

Photo gallery: Gov. Haslam visits Blountville school to thank teachers and students

November 8th, 2013 12:05 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE - Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and other top state officials thanked Holston Middle School teachers and students Friday for the state’s academic growth on the 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress

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