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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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Kingsport BOE made painful cuts  to balance budget

Kingsport BOE made painful cuts to balance budget

June 8th, 2013 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — A proposed Chinese language program for the city school system is gone. So are six instructional technology specialists, known as academic coaches.

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Kingsport BOE approves $65.7M school budget premium content

June 6th, 2013 11:31 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — City school officials Thursday night approved a balanced 2013-14 operational budget of $65.7 million, assuming the city gets a little more property tax revenue growth.

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Senate takes up fixes to student loan rates

June 6th, 2013 7:37 am by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators on Thursday are considering competing versions of legislation that would keep interest rates low for some college students — at least for now.

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Hawkins County BOE approves $96K grant  to create ‘positive climate’ in high schools

Hawkins County BOE approves $96K grant to create ‘positive climate’ in high schools

June 5th, 2013 10:51 pm by Staff Report

ROGERSVILLE — The “Tennessee Safe and Supportive Schools Climate Plan” grant will focus on anti-bullying, anti-drug, and school safety programs at Cherokee and Volunteer high schools.

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Parents upset over possible loss of Ketron co-principal

Parents upset over possible loss of Ketron co-principal

June 5th, 2013 7:36 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Some residents in Sullivan County’s Bloomingdale community are upset that veteran educator Sandra Ramsey may no longer help head Ketron Elementary. Some residents of the Bloomingdale area are talking about protests, pickets and petitions.

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Tenn. colleges to see lowest tuition hike in years

Tenn. colleges to see lowest tuition hike in years

June 5th, 2013 3:25 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee college students will see a lower increase in tuition thanks to improved state funding.

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ETSU tuition recommended to increase 4.6 percent

ETSU tuition recommended to increase 4.6 percent

June 5th, 2013 10:22 am by NET News Service

The Tennessee Board of Regents Committee on Finance and Business Operations yesterday recommended increases in tuition/maintenance fees that are lower than recent years thanks to improved state funding.

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