Kingsport Times News Thursday, December 18, 2014
News Regional & National Education
Student loan bill expected to get quick approval

Student loan bill expected to get quick approval

July 29th, 2013 1:33 am by Associated Press

If Congress approves the legislation and it is signed by President Obama before students start returning to campus, families would see better deals on some federal loans this year than they did in 2012.

Comments
Local News Education
Sullivan schools exceed state targets in 7 of 11 areas

Sullivan schools exceed state targets in 7 of 11 areas

July 28th, 2013 7:12 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County’s public school system has achieved the majority of Annual Measurable Objectives, or AMOs, set by the Tennessee Department of Education for the 2012-13 school year, the school system announced Thursday.

Comments
Local News Education
State test results show Kingsport schools made significant gains in math,  science

State test results show Kingsport schools made significant gains in math, science

July 28th, 2013 6:52 pm by Rick Wagner

Students in Kingsport City Schools showed significant achievement gains in math and science, school officials said Friday.

Comments
Local News Education
Hawkins schools meet nine of 11 state targets in 2013 TCAP scores

Hawkins schools meet nine of 11 state targets in 2013 TCAP scores

July 28th, 2013 4:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

By placing more emphasis on math this past school year the Hawkins County School system as a whole met all state targets for math achievement in the 2013 TCAP scores.

Comments
Local News Education
Hawkins County schedules 'back to school' programs at schools across the county

Hawkins County schedules 'back to school' programs at schools across the county

July 28th, 2013 3:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

As the beginning of the 2013-14 school year approaches, Hawkins County Schools have scheduled several "back to school" events allowing parents to tour their child's school and meet faculty and staff.

Comments
Community Local News Education
D-B  student scores perfect 36 on ACT

D-B student scores perfect 36 on ACT

July 27th, 2013 11:14 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Although a local high school student says she struggles a bit with math, she did well enough to get a rare perfect ACT score and so far has aced the advanced math curriculum at her school with straight A’s.

Comments
Local News Education TriCityMom
Area schools receive grant to provide fruits, vegetables for students

Area schools receive grant to provide fruits, vegetables for students

July 24th, 2013 11:27 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Kingsport’s Roosevelt Elementary is among the winning schools. “Kingsport City Schools has received $13,850 to be used at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School” for 2013-14, said Jennifer Burleson, director of school nutrition services.

Comments
Local News Education
Schools in Kingsport, Sullivan damaged in storm

Schools in Kingsport, Sullivan damaged in storm

July 24th, 2013 11:10 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Water damaged some area schools in Kingsport and the western end of Sullivan County last week, while lightning damaged schools in several parts of the county. Saint Dominic Catholic School on Center Street sustained extensive water damage.

Comments
Education
Senate set to finish work on student loan deal

Senate set to finish work on student loan deal

July 24th, 2013 12:21 pm by PHILIP ELLIOTT,Associated Press

Lower interest rates on all student loans are in sight.

Comments
Education
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.

Comments