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Some states move to save cursive in the classroom

Some states move to save cursive in the classroom

November 14th, 2013 7:53 am by JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press

In years gone by, cursive helped distinguish the literate from the illiterate. But now, in the digital age, people are increasingly communicating by computer and smartphone. No handwritten signature necessary.

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Education officials say new Report Card website more user friendly

Education officials say new Report Card website more user friendly

November 13th, 2013 11:16 pm by Rick Wagner

The Report Card, which is at www.tn.gov/education/reportcard/, includes mostly previously released information about academic performance and other indicators for public schools statewide. It also includes links to past performance.

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Rogersville, Hawkins school boards trying to resolve bus bill dispute

Rogersville, Hawkins school boards trying to resolve bus bill dispute

November 13th, 2013 10:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Rogersville City School doesn’t plan on paying a pupil transportation bill from the Hawkins County school system until something is done about a surprise $12,000 increase.

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Update: Boiler issue sends emergency responders to Sullivan Gardens K-8

Update: Boiler issue sends emergency responders to Sullivan Gardens K-8

November 13th, 2013 2:04 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Joe Davenport, maintenance supervisor, said Boiler No. 2 was fired up for the cold weather and that a carbon monoxide monitor a teacher had plugged into an electric outlet in a classroom above the boiler room went off.

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Grand openings set for new Wise schools

Grand openings set for new Wise schools

November 12th, 2013 10:42 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — The ceremony formally opening the doors to students and staff for the first time at Union High School in Big Stone Gap will be at 5 p.m. on Jan. 6. The ceremony for Central High School in Wise will be at 5 p.m. on Jan. 8.

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Reminder: ETSU to host Tri-Cities Financial Aid Night today

November 12th, 2013 2:28 pm by Staff Report

High school students interested in learning more about college financial aid opportunities are invited to 'Financial Aid Night' at 6 p.m., today (Nov. 12) at ETSU.

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Construction projects, St. Paul lease on Wise County School Board’s slate

Construction projects, St. Paul lease on Wise County School Board’s slate

November 11th, 2013 9:28 pm by Staff Report

WISE — The Wise County school division’s ongoing high school construction projects headline an otherwise light agenda for Tuesday’s 6 p.m. regular session in Wise.

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Hawkins County BOE honors its two SCORE finalists

Hawkins County BOE honors its two SCORE finalists - VIDEO

November 11th, 2013 9:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Neither school brought home the big bucks, but Hawkins County’s two SCORE Prize finalists are both winners in the eyes of the Board of Education.

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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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