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Kingsport City Schools hiring bus drivers

Kingsport City Schools hiring bus drivers

June 16th, 2013 6:58 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Faced with a shortage of school bus drivers, Kingsport City Schools is using a school bus with a hanging sign to advertise.

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Kingsport schools to participate in Common Core training

June 16th, 2013 12:36 am by Rick Wagner

Kingsport City Schools will participate in the Tennessee Department of Education’s largest teacher training event in the Volunteer State’s history.

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After 40 years, Dobyns-Bennett's Hoover steps down as full-time teacher

After 40 years, Dobyns-Bennett's Hoover steps down as full-time teacher

June 15th, 2013 6:59 pm by Pat Kenney

KINGSPORT — David Hoover began his career as one of the youngest teachers ever at Dobyns-Bennett. When he finished as a full-time teacher last month, Hoover went out as one of the longest-tenured teachers in D-B history.

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Sullivan committee recommends cuts to Educate and Grow, volunteer fire departments, others

Sullivan committee recommends cuts to Educate and Grow, volunteer fire departments, others premium content

June 13th, 2013 11:25 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County’s annual $200,000 Educate and Grow Scholarship appropriation is money better spent elsewhere, the Sullivan County Commission’s Administrative Committee voted Thursday night.

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Grants help local students learn, exercise while 'moving to the numbers'

Grants help local students learn, exercise while 'moving to the numbers'

June 13th, 2013 8:18 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Kingsport City Schools (KCS) will use the grant to purchase the Math & Movement program, designed to help kids learn more, retain more and gain valuable basic math skills while exercising their bodies as well as their minds.

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Sullivan commissioner favors special school districts

Sullivan commissioner favors special school districts

June 12th, 2013 10:55 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Commissioner Pat Shull said Wednesday that he would like to see a plan to morph the current three school systems operating in the county — Sullivan County, Kingsport and Bristol — into three special school districts.

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Local homeschoolers ready to dive into sports

Local homeschoolers ready to dive into sports

June 11th, 2013 11:40 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Homeschooled student Carly Williams is ready to join the Sullivan Central High School swim team this fall. She was ready last year, but she wasn’t allowed.

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Kingsport BOE approves tuition break

Kingsport BOE approves tuition break

June 10th, 2013 8:39 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — City and city school system employees living outside the municipal limits but in Tennessee will get a break on city school tuition for their children starting in 2013-14.

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Panel to explore new common core standards

Panel to explore new common core standards

June 10th, 2013 8:19 am by Staff Report

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The chairwoman of the state Senate Education Committee says the panel will hold meetings during the summer or fall to discuss a new set of uniform benchmarks for math and reading.

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Camp Invention leads students to learning through having fun premium content

June 8th, 2013 10:52 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Some elementary school minds have been busy this past week designing pollution filters, “chucking” ducks, finding their way off another planet and changing game rules.

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