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Hot Topics: School car lines drive many parents crazy, it seems

Hot Topics: School car lines drive many parents crazy, it seems

August 26th, 2013 9:47 pm by Leslie Postal

One of my friends posted this on Facebook last week: “Love car line on the first day of school....said no mother ever.” Granted, the first day is usually the worst, but the school car line seems to be a source of widespread, year-round aggravation for man

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ETSU students flock to class as fall semester begins

ETSU students flock to class as fall semester begins

August 26th, 2013 11:51 am by Rex Barber, NET News service

Students began streaming on to the East Tennessee State University campus early Monday morning for the start of the fall 2013 semester.

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D-B adds Chinese language program

D-B adds Chinese language program

August 25th, 2013 10:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Exchange students from other countries have attended American high schools for years. But Dobyns-Bennett High School now has an exchange teacher, a native Chinese educator who has taught English to Chinese students.

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Area teachers decry linking license to student test scores

Area teachers decry linking license to student test scores

August 25th, 2013 5:06 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The Tennessee Board of Education’s recent vote to link student test scores to teacher licensure doesn’t sit well with some area teachers.

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Scott County SOL scores lower, but still beat state average

Scott County SOL scores lower, but still beat state average

August 24th, 2013 10:08 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — More rigorous questions and mandated changes in how tests are taken combined to have a negative impact on Standards of Learning scores for schools in Scott County, according to preliminary figures.

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Dobyns-Bennett grad following  his dream in Coast Guard

Dobyns-Bennett grad following his dream in Coast Guard

August 24th, 2013 8:58 pm by Pat Kenney

KINGSPORT — Decisions, decisions, decisions. Kingsport’s Hunter Holt, a 2012 graduate of Dobyns-Bennett, had a tough decision to make when it came time to choose the college he would attend.

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Buzzworthy: Murfreesboro elementary students busy with bees

Buzzworthy: Murfreesboro elementary students busy with bees

August 24th, 2013 2:20 pm by MEALAND RAGLAND-HUDGINS, Daily News Journal

There's a buzz in the air at McFadden School of Excellence, and it has little to do with students starting a new academic year.

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Tournament of Roses president helps raise funds  to get D-B band to parade

Tournament of Roses president helps raise funds to get D-B band to parade

August 23rd, 2013 9:46 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — So far, the Dobyns-Bennett High School Marching Indian Band has enough money to get to South Dakota in late December. The problem is, it needs to be in Pasadena, Calif., for the 2014 Rose Bowl Parade Jan. 1.

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Smart Spending: Finding deals for college students

Smart Spending: Finding deals for college students

August 23rd, 2013 2:31 pm by JOSEPH PISANI, AP Business Writer

That plastic college ID card is worth more than you think. Flashing the card at stores and restaurants can get you major savings. But many of the deals are not advertised, so it never hurts to ask.

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GED  seekers urged to complete exam before 2014 format change

GED seekers urged to complete exam before 2014 format change

August 22nd, 2013 10:30 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — If you’ve been putting off getting your GED exam, now is the time to get it done. That’s the message Adult Education of Lee, Wise and Scott counties and the city of Norton hopes to communicate to those who have not yet completed their exam.

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