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Report gives Tenn. high marks for teacher policy

Report gives Tenn. high marks for teacher policy

January 30th, 2014 3:08 pm by Associated Press

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan has more than once singled out Tennessee as a leader in education reform.

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Community meetings for Hawkins school director search cancelled

Community meetings for Hawkins school director search cancelled

January 29th, 2014 2:33 pm by Staff Report

The Hawkins County Board of Education has cancelled a series of public meetings that were scheduled for Thursday and Friday.

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Kingsport City Schools dismissing at 11 a.m.

Kingsport City Schools dismissing at 11 a.m.

January 28th, 2014 10:50 am by Rick Wagner

Superintendent says snow came earlier than expected, apologizes for stress and confusion.

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Local News Education
Tennessee Education Association outlines legislative agenda

Tennessee Education Association outlines legislative agenda

January 28th, 2014 8:29 am by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — The agenda is headlined by opposition to using the value-added scores as sole justification to remove a teacher’s license.

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SCORE report praises Kingsport City Schools, two Hawkins elementary schools

SCORE report praises Kingsport City Schools, two Hawkins elementary schools

January 27th, 2014 10:12 pm by Rick Wagner

NASHVILLE — SCORE has lauded practices of Kingsport City Schools and McPheeter’s Bend and Mount Carmel elementary schools in Hawkins County in the 2013-14 State of Education in Tennessee report.

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Regional & National Education
Opposing sides to school vouchers in Tennessee speak out

Opposing sides to school vouchers in Tennessee speak out

January 27th, 2014 6:05 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — The debate over a school voucher program in Tennessee is heating up with groups for and against speaking out this week at the state Capitol complex.

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Kingsport City Schools to host information session for parents of home-school special needs students

Kingsport City Schools to host information session for parents of home-school special needs students

January 27th, 2014 10:25 am by Marybeth McLain, community contributor

Parents and teachers of private and home-schooled special needs students are invited to an information session to learn more about services that Kingsport City Schools can provide.

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SAILS and Bridge designed to send high school seniors to college math-ready

SAILS and Bridge designed to send high school seniors to college math-ready

January 26th, 2014 9:13 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Some area high school students have been SAILing over a Bridge when it comes to getting ready for college math.

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High school students piling up more and more college credits

High school students piling up more and more college credits

January 26th, 2014 8:44 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Used to be, high school was part of the road to college. Now, high school is becoming a merge lane for college in local school systems.

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Source says Cherokee High girls basketball coaches suspended after texting students

Source says Cherokee High girls basketball coaches suspended after texting students

January 26th, 2014 6:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The Cherokee High School girls basketball team, which was suffering through a 1-25 season, was dealt another blow last week when the head coach and assistant coach were suspended for the rest of the season.

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