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Two suicides raise worries about schools showing anti-bullying videos

Two suicides raise worries about schools showing anti-bullying videos

October 29th, 2013 8:27 am by By Matt Pearce and Melanie Mason, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Two students from separate schools committed suicide within days of each other this month, leaving parents to ask questions not just about bullying but about anti-bullying videos, which both schools aired shortly before the incidents.

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Area schools shut out in quest for SCORE prize

Area schools shut out in quest for SCORE prize

October 28th, 2013 9:20 pm by Rick Wagner

NASHVILLE — None of the local or regional schools or systems that were finalists for the 2013 SCORE prize won Monday night.

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Thanks to 3-D simulator, Northeast State students learn about dangers of distracted and drunken driving

Thanks to 3-D simulator, Northeast State students learn about dangers of distracted and drunken driving

October 28th, 2013 8:33 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Drinking while driving is bad, but texting while driving is probably worse. That was one of the messages of UNITE’s Arrive Alive Tour 2013 that came to Northeast State Community College on Monday.

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Teachers union rep faces embezzlement charge

Teachers union rep faces embezzlement charge

October 28th, 2013 3:37 pm by Stephen Igo

The suspect, a Wise County science teacher, is still in the classroom following last week's indictment, charging her with misappropriating a little more than $10,000.

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CHES top fundraisers rewarded with limo ride for lunch at Pizza Plus

October 27th, 2013 4:07 pm by Jeff Bobo

Church Hill Elementary School took its top fundraising students on a limo ride to Pizza Plus for lunch last week.

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D-B 2.0 plan eyes takeover of most sites in ‘D-B triangle’

D-B 2.0 plan eyes takeover of most sites in ‘D-B triangle’

October 26th, 2013 8:13 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — As part of Dobyns-Bennett High School 2.0, city school officials would like to take over the Legion Pool site to accommodate a new 35,000-to-40,000 square-foot science or STEM building.

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Kingsport BOE refines plans for school facilities study

Kingsport BOE refines plans for school facilities study

October 25th, 2013 9:53 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The city’s school board got its first look at a draft request for proposals (RFP) on a school facilities study during a daylong retreat Friday.

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Report provides figures on bullying in Tenn. schools

Report provides figures on bullying in Tenn. schools

October 25th, 2013 7:51 am by Associated Press

Of the more than 7,500 cases reported, 321 were based on race, color or national origin, 695 concerned sex or gender-based discrimination and 168 involved a student's disability.

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Sullivan County BOE: All options on table for consultant’s study

Sullivan County BOE: All options on table for consultant’s study

October 23rd, 2013 9:10 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — When it comes to a pending consultant’s study of the future of Sullivan County schools, no sacred cows means even consolidation of the county and Kingsport school systems might be considered and recommended.

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PHOTO GALLERY: MSHA chief offers students advice on future health care careers

PHOTO GALLERY: MSHA chief offers students advice on future health care careers

October 23rd, 2013 7:26 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — Medical therapeutics students at Volunteer High School recently constructed a four-story scale model hospital complete with miniature versions of each type of service and department that a typical hospital contains.

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