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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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Science Hill grads bid farewell

Science Hill grads bid farewell

June 1st, 2013 2:15 pm by Jennifer Sprouse, NET News service

Even though their academic finals had come and gone, seniors at Science Hill High School had one last final Saturday –– their final goodbye.

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Memorial Park throws end-of-school bash

Memorial Park throws end-of-school bash

June 1st, 2013 1:27 pm by Kayla Carter, NET News Service

Tonya Ward said it was her 8-year-old nephew Jackson Burkett‘s first swim of the season at the Memorial Park Community Center’s End of School Blowout on Friday.

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Camp College eases transition for incoming students at Northeast premium content

May 31st, 2013 10:57 pm by Rick Wagner

Northeast State Community College aims to make higher education a less mysterious and challenging place for new students, who must navigate financial aid forms, registration and find a place to park.

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Northeast State graduate wins prestigious Cooke scholarship

Northeast State graduate wins prestigious Cooke scholarship

May 31st, 2013 8:15 pm by Rick Wagner

Northeast State Community College graduate Elizabeth “Beth” Ross has won the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship for 2013.

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Longtime Kingsport educator Barbara Goodlett dies

Longtime Kingsport educator Barbara Goodlett dies

May 30th, 2013 6:19 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Veteran educator, former city school board member and author Barbara Goodlett died Thursday. Goodlett was an English teacher and later vice principal at Dobyns-Bennett. After retirement from the school system, she served on the BOE.

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JCSPS Boating on Rivers, Locks and Lakes seminar set for Northeast State

JCSPS Boating on Rivers, Locks and Lakes seminar set for Northeast State

May 30th, 2013 5:42 pm by Staff Report

The Tri-Cities Boating Club of the Johnson City Sail & Power Squadron is sponsoring a Boating on Rivers, Locks and Lakes seminar at Northeast State on Wednesday, June 5.

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Spelling Bee: 42 semifinalists compete for trophy

Spelling Bee: 42 semifinalists compete for trophy

May 30th, 2013 3:18 pm by BEN NUCKOLS and JOSEPH WHITE, Associated Press

A spelling bee week that began with curiosity and angst over a new vocabulary test was set to end the familiar way — with bright kids spelling difficult words under the bright lights of prime-time television.

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Higher ed systems in 10 states turn to Coursera

May 30th, 2013 9:30 am by JUSTIN POPE, AP Education Writer

The movement of "Massive Open Online Courses," which began with elite universities making their courses available online to the masses, is rapidly moving into the trenches of public higher education.

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Lottery selection at Innovation Academy postponed premium content

May 28th, 2013 10:36 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The lottery selection of students for Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee was not held as originally scheduled Tuesday afternoon. The IA Governing Board meeting originally set for Tuesday afternoon also was postponed.

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