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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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University takes on taste challenge: MREs

June 5th, 2013 9:57 am by By Renee Elder,The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) (MCT)

A ready-to-eat Army meal can survive a 1,200-foot parachute drop and stay fresh for up to three years — only to go straight into the trash can if it doesn’t appeal to a soldier’s taste.

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Schools’ effort to shift to Common Core faces a difficult test

June 5th, 2013 9:46 am by By Howard Blume,Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The passage for the seventh-grade lesson was blatantly offensive — an excerpt from a 1938 anti-Semitic children’s book.

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Hawkins BOE OKs deal to move Surgoinsville Middle solar panels

Hawkins BOE OKs deal to move Surgoinsville Middle solar panels

June 4th, 2013 11:06 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The solar panels in front of Surgoinsville Middle School will soon be located behind the school as a result of an outcry from the community that they were an eyesore and a school security hindrance.

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‘Overlooked generation’ focus of new book by ETSU professor

‘Overlooked generation’ focus of new book by ETSU professor

June 4th, 2013 10:19 am by Staff Report

An East Tennessee State University history professor has published a book giving voice to a generation some say is often ignored.

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Sullivan BOE chips away at shortfall, cuts South CTE positions

Sullivan BOE chips away at shortfall, cuts South CTE positions

June 3rd, 2013 11:03 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County school officials continue making budget cuts, including the school board’s Monday night vote to eliminate two career technical education teaching positions and programs at South High School.

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King University to offer programs aimed at adult learners

June 2nd, 2013 9:17 pm by Rick Wagner

BRISTOL, Tenn. — This fall, working adults in East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia will have the opportunity to complete their associate, bachelor’s degree or master’s degree from King University.

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Fingerprint scanners to go online at Dobyns-Bennett  in fall

Fingerprint scanners to go online at Dobyns-Bennett in fall

June 2nd, 2013 8:50 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Fingerprint scans will be used this fall at Dobyns-Bennett High School to help increase security in hard-to-secure areas, school officials said.

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‘Homeschoolers Town Hall’ set on eligibility for public school athletics

‘Homeschoolers Town Hall’ set on eligibility for public school athletics premium content

June 2nd, 2013 12:24 am by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Area Tennessee homeschoolers soon could be participating in public school athletic programs, as long as it is at a school to which they otherwise would be zoned.

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