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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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Local News Education
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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Regional & National Education
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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Local News Education
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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Local News Education
Scott schools finalize principal assignments

Scott schools finalize principal assignments

July 21st, 2013 9:32 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — With students set to return to class in less than a month, Scott County Public Schools officials have finalized principal assignments ahead of the upcoming school year.

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Local News Education
Malissa Trent named new dean of Mathematics for Northeast State

Malissa Trent named new dean of Mathematics for Northeast State

July 18th, 2013 9:58 am by For the Times-News

Northeast State Community College has named Malissa Trent as the College’s new dean of Mathematics.

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News Regional & National Education
Senators ready to restore lower college loan rates

Senators ready to restore lower college loan rates

July 18th, 2013 9:06 am by PHILIP ELLIOTT,Associated Press

Senators are ready to offer students a better deal on their college loans this fall, but future classes could see higher interest rates.

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Community Education Sunday Stories
Recent H.O.P.E. graduate earns second Joyce Dockery Memorial Scholarship

Recent H.O.P.E. graduate earns second Joyce Dockery Memorial Scholarship

July 17th, 2013 2:09 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

Recent D-B graduate Teiaira Blye has earned the second annual Joyce Dockery Memorial Scholarship, presented by H.O.P.E. (Help Our Potential Evolve).

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Local News Regional & National Education
Tenn. police chiefs support Common Core for students

Tenn. police chiefs support Common Core for students

July 17th, 2013 1:05 pm by Nick Shepherd

Police chiefs from across the state of Tennessee gathered at MeadowView Convention Center Wednesday and delivered a unified message: We support Common Core.

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