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King University students get hands-on lesson in global citizenship

King University students get hands-on lesson in global citizenship

July 5th, 2013 4:39 pm by Staff Report

For most students, spring break is always a time for adventure. For many King students, this is a time to give back, a time of stewardship. During spring break 2013, 34 students took part in mission trips to Brooklyn, N.Y., Camden, N.J., Bunnell, Fla., an

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New principals announced for North Middle, Sullivan Gardens

New principals announced for North Middle, Sullivan Gardens

July 5th, 2013 11:20 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan North Middle School and Sullivan Gardens K-8 have new principals, Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie announced Wednesday afternoon.

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Nowhere but up for 'Upward Bound'

Nowhere but up for 'Upward Bound'

July 5th, 2013 7:10 am by Stephen Igo

A federal program from another era thrives at UVa-Wise.

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Officials downplay talk of Innovation Academy ‘divorce’

Officials downplay talk of Innovation Academy ‘divorce’

July 4th, 2013 11:21 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Local education officials say a “divorce” between Kingsport and Sullivan County school systems and custody proceedings for their only child, Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee, are not a certainty.

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Sullivan County ready to launch self-supporting pre-K program

Sullivan County ready to launch self-supporting pre-K program

July 4th, 2013 9:23 am by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — The program would be completely self-supporting and serve students who turn 3 or 4 by Aug. 31. The program is proposed for Miller Perry, Rock Springs and Central Heights and will start in August if enough paying customers sign up.

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Tweed named principal of Kingsport's  Cora Cox Academy

Tweed named principal of Kingsport's Cora Cox Academy

July 3rd, 2013 5:55 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Kingsport City Schools has a new principal of its alternative school. Dr. Stephanie Tweed most recently served as a graduate fellow in educational leadership and policy analysis at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City.

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Program to focus on developing speed and agility for Hawkins County youth

Program to focus on developing speed and agility for Hawkins County youth

July 3rd, 2013 6:45 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — James Madison University head strength and conditioning coach Greg Werner will be in Rogersville Friday hosting a free sports clinic at the ProStrength & Speed facility.

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Sullivan commission could vote on joint education committee this month

Sullivan commission could vote on joint education committee this month

July 3rd, 2013 6:30 am by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Commissioner Pat Shull predicts the full County Commission will vote later this month in favor of creation of a joint committee with the cities of Kingsport and Bristol to study use of educational resources.

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Miss. mayor indicted in testing fraud case

Miss. mayor indicted in testing fraud case

July 2nd, 2013 8:50 am by Associated Press

A Mississippi mayor has been indicted for his role in a scheme ran by a Memphis educator who helped teachers cheat on certification exams over a 15 year period.

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Sullivan Board of Education budget strips $3 million from last year

Sullivan Board of Education budget strips $3 million from last year premium content

July 1st, 2013 11:39 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County’s school board passed a balanced $86,991,947 2013-14 budget Monday night. It is $3,019,463 less than the amended 2012-13 budget.

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