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Hawkins County schedules 'back to school' programs at schools across the county

Hawkins County schedules 'back to school' programs at schools across the county

July 28th, 2013 3:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

As the beginning of the 2013-14 school year approaches, Hawkins County Schools have scheduled several "back to school" events allowing parents to tour their child's school and meet faculty and staff.

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D-B  student scores perfect 36 on ACT

D-B student scores perfect 36 on ACT

July 27th, 2013 11:14 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Although a local high school student says she struggles a bit with math, she did well enough to get a rare perfect ACT score and so far has aced the advanced math curriculum at her school with straight A’s.

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Area schools receive grant to provide fruits, vegetables for students

Area schools receive grant to provide fruits, vegetables for students

July 24th, 2013 11:27 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Kingsport’s Roosevelt Elementary is among the winning schools. “Kingsport City Schools has received $13,850 to be used at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School” for 2013-14, said Jennifer Burleson, director of school nutrition services.

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Schools in Kingsport, Sullivan damaged in storm

Schools in Kingsport, Sullivan damaged in storm

July 24th, 2013 11:10 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Water damaged some area schools in Kingsport and the western end of Sullivan County last week, while lightning damaged schools in several parts of the county. Saint Dominic Catholic School on Center Street sustained extensive water damage.

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Senate set to finish work on student loan deal

Senate set to finish work on student loan deal

July 24th, 2013 12:21 pm by PHILIP ELLIOTT,Associated Press

Lower interest rates on all student loans are in sight.

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Education
More than 60 Metro teachers face termination

More than 60 Metro teachers face termination

July 24th, 2013 12:14 pm by Associated Press

More than 60 Nashville teachers could be fired this fall for low-performing state evaluation scores under a new policy orchestrated by the director of schools.

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Education
ASD students show progress after first year

ASD students show progress after first year

July 24th, 2013 12:13 pm by Associated Press

The state's Achievement School District says its students have shown signs of progress a year after it started operating some of the state's lowest performing schools.

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IA slots open for Sullivan eighth-graders

IA slots open for Sullivan eighth-graders

July 23rd, 2013 11:22 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — “We need a few more eighth-graders,” IA board Vice Chairman and county school board Vice Chairman Jack Bales said. Students may apply at the online portal on IA’s website, http://ianetn.org/, or call the school at 354-1736.

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Tenn. lawmaker to propose tuition freeze

Tenn. lawmaker to propose tuition freeze

July 23rd, 2013 8:13 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A Republican state lawmaker says he wants to freeze tuition at Tennessee's colleges and universities despite criticism from education officials that such a proposal would eliminate funds needed to sustain essential programs and basic operation.

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Sullivan schools name six assistant principals

Sullivan schools name six assistant principals

July 22nd, 2013 7:34 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Sullivan County has wrapped up all but one of its school-level administrative changes for 2013-14 with the appointment of six assistant principals in five schools.

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