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Fun reading can make schoolwork easier

Fun reading can make schoolwork easier

October 23rd, 2013 10:24 am by Isaac Emery, INK columnist

Surprisingly, if I can find one book I really enjoy in addition to that already-towering stack of demanded school curriculum, it never fails to change my perspective and give me a motivational mentality.

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Fourth-graders participate in National Chemistry Week event at Eastman

Fourth-graders participate in National Chemistry Week event at Eastman

October 22nd, 2013 9:22 pm by Rick Wagner

Fourth-graders from across the region are helping mark the week at the 23rd annual fourth-grade day at Eastman Chemical Co.’s Employee Center.

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Business & Technology Education
Haslam announces $843,000 grant for Northeast State

Haslam announces $843,000 grant for Northeast State

October 22nd, 2013 2:56 pm by Hank Hayes

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced an $843,000 grant award for Northeast State Community College Tuesday to fund equipment for advanced technology programs.

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Community Education
Colonial Heights Dental seeks book donations

Colonial Heights Dental seeks book donations

October 21st, 2013 3:09 pm by Staff Report

Colonial Heights Dental Group is teaming up with local schools to emphasize the importance of reading by asking people in the community to donate new and used books.

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Northeast State students now have access to King  University’s Career Matrix

Northeast State students now have access to King University’s Career Matrix

October 20th, 2013 10:31 pm by Rick Wagner

BRISTOL, Tenn. — King University is helping Northeast State Community College students select potential career paths.

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Sullivan negotiations with teacher groups held without notice, behind closed doors

Sullivan negotiations with teacher groups held without notice, behind closed doors

October 20th, 2013 7:50 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Collaborative conferencing negotiations among the Sullivan County school system and two teacher groups were held behind closed doors with no public notice last month.

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Spare the rod, spoil the student? 19 states still allow paddling at school; Tennessee is among them

Spare the rod, spoil the student? 19 states still allow paddling at school; Tennessee is among them

October 20th, 2013 6:18 pm by Kevin Hardy, Chattanooga Times Free Press

It might be easy to assume that paddling in school went away years ago, even decades. Polls and anecdotal evidence show that fewer parents approve of corporal punishment today.

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Dobyns-Bennett robotics team turns to online giving site to fund new laptop

Dobyns-Bennett robotics team turns to online giving site to fund new laptop

October 19th, 2013 8:12 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Dobyns-Bennett High School’s robotics team is using an online program to seek donations for buying a laptop computer dedicated to robotics use.

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Smithsonian’s ‘bionic man’ features artificial heart, prototype body parts

Smithsonian’s ‘bionic man’ features artificial heart, prototype body parts

October 19th, 2013 3:30 pm by Chad Garland, Cronkite News Service (MCT)

Frank’s skeleton looks like it was made in a bike shop, his arms and hands operate on batteries and a computer program lets him have an “almost human-like conversation.” He's a bionic man, built for a TV special about state-of-the-art manmade body parts.

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Education
Kingsport, Hawkins school officials going to SCORE event

Kingsport, Hawkins school officials going to SCORE event

October 18th, 2013 8:49 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Leaders, teachers, parents, and students of Kingsport City Schools, selected as one of the best three public school districts in Tennessee for growth in student achievement, will be in Nashville on Monday, Oct. 28.

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