Kingsport Times News Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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WSCC offering five classes at Cherokee High this fall

WSCC offering five classes at Cherokee High this fall

July 7th, 2015 10:30 am by Debra Williams, Walters State community contributor

Classes offered at Cherokee are American history I, computer applications, fundamentals of speech communication, general psychology and probability and statistics.

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Republicans set to try again with education overhaul

Republicans set to try again with education overhaul

July 7th, 2015 7:23 am by By Emma Dumain, CQ-Roll Call (TNS)

Conservative House Republicans are lobbying for a chance to vote on a provision called Academic Partnerships Lead Us to Success, which would allow states to opt out of federally mandated education programs while still receiving federal funding.

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Sullivan BOE seeking up to $1.5 million for East roof replacement

Sullivan BOE seeking up to $1.5 million for East roof replacement

July 6th, 2015 11:17 pm by Rick Wagner

Money would come from 10-year loan of up to $1.5 million but requires County Commission approval.

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Central HVAC, Brookside disposition on hold for time being

Central HVAC, Brookside disposition on hold for time being

July 6th, 2015 5:12 pm by Rick Wagner

School officials say time needed for facilities study recommendations to be discussed, decided.

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Loan discussed for roof repairs that could cost $1.2 million at East High

Loan discussed for roof repairs that could cost $1.2 million at East High

July 6th, 2015 2:22 pm by Rick Wagner

In longer term, Sullivan County could get more county schools bang for its property tax dollars by deciding not to share non-bond capital money with Kingsport, Bristol, Tenn., schools. County school board meets at 6:30 p.m. today.

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New tune for piano-playing senator: Revised education policy

New tune for piano-playing senator: Revised education policy

July 4th, 2015 1:25 pm by LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press

Sen. Lamar Alexander has been blending music and politics his whole life. And this coming week, the three-term Tennessee Republican hopes Democrats and the GOP harmonize when the Senate becomes Alexander's stage.

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End of song: Tammie Davis ends long career with Kingsport City Schools

End of song: Tammie Davis ends long career with Kingsport City Schools - VIDEO

July 4th, 2015 9:00 am by Rick Wagner

After a 32-year career in education with Kingsport City Schools that went from choral and orchestra teacher to head of human resources, Tammie Davis has retired.

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July 19 open house scheduled for newly renovated RMS field house

July 19 open house scheduled for newly renovated RMS field house

July 3rd, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The community will get a chance to see the newly renovated Rogersville Middle School football field house during an open house later this month, shortly before football practice for the 2015 season begins and that familiar locker room odor sets in again.

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King University accepting applications now for new evening bachelor's degree program in elementary education with licensure

July 3rd, 2015 6:00 pm by Laura Boggan, King contributor

The bachelor of arts is with K-5 licensure.

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