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Kingsport finds extra $150,000 for schools

Kingsport finds extra $150,000 for schools

June 16th, 2014 11:03 pm by Matthew Lane

During a Board of Mayor and Aldermen work session Monday afternoon, City Manager John Campbell said he and city staff have identified $150,000 in next year's budget to allocate to Kingsport City Schools.

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Kingsport City Schools Board of Education to hold called meeting

Kingsport City Schools Board of Education to hold called meeting

June 16th, 2014 3:32 pm by Andy True

Kingsport City Schools Board of Education will hold a called meeting Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Tennessee Room at the KCS Administrative Support Center, 400 Clinchfield St.

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Summer reading programs offer a variety of fun opportunities for SW Va. children

Summer reading programs offer a variety of fun opportunities for SW Va. children

June 16th, 2014 1:45 pm by Whitney H. Parker

The local libraries included in the Lonesome Pine Regional Library system are offering free summer reading programs for area children. The programs are open to children of all ages.

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Getting Started: Attention on student loans yields efforts for reform

Getting Started: Attention on student loans yields efforts for reform

June 16th, 2014 9:38 am by By Carolyn Bigda, Chicago Tribune (MCT)

The hearing follows a growing body of research that suggests education debt, which tops $1 trillion nationally, is keeping today's 20-somethings from taking key financial steps

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Home-schooling parents rally against Common Core

Home-schooling parents rally against Common Core

June 15th, 2014 6:16 pm by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

WASHINGTON — Home-schooling mom Jenni White gave some of the loudest cheers when Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed legislation to repeal the Common Core education standards.

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IA Q&A offers some answers for parents, but other questions remain

IA Q&A offers some answers for parents, but other questions remain

June 15th, 2014 10:00 am by Rick Wagner

Current and prospective parents and students of Innovation Academy got a glimpse of IA's new home earlier this week. They also got answers to frequently asked questions from the Sullivan County director of schools concerning the STEM school.

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Yennie: Innovation Academy shuttle buses likely to be Central, North activity buses

Yennie: Innovation Academy shuttle buses likely to be Central, North activity buses

June 14th, 2014 7:23 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee shuttle buses for the 2014-15 school year likely will be activity buses from Sullivan Central or North high schools.

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From prevention to response, Hawkins leaders prepare for school attacks

From prevention to response, Hawkins leaders prepare for school attacks

June 13th, 2014 8:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

The fact that last year's alleged Volunteer High School massacre plot was foiled by a mental health professional hasn't been lost on leaders in the Hawkins County School System.

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Sullivan commissioner broaches idea of consolidating county, Kingsport, Bristol school systems

Sullivan commissioner broaches idea of consolidating county, Kingsport, Bristol school systems

June 12th, 2014 10:55 pm by J. H. Osborne

Sullivan County Commissioner Moe Brotherton, whose district includes the Colonial Heights area, said Thursday that it's time to consider consolidation of Sullivan County, Kingsport and Bristol school systems.

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Ethics complaints against two Hawkins BOE members dismissed

Ethics complaints against two Hawkins BOE members dismissed

June 12th, 2014 10:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

Ethics complaints filed earlier this month against Hawkins County Board of Education Chairman Randy Collier and board member Chris Christian were dismissed Thursday during a hearing that lasted about five minutes.

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