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Some states push back against new school standards

Some states push back against new school standards

May 28th, 2013 7:43 am by HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH,Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Some states are pushing back against a set of uniform benchmarks for reading, writing and math that have been fully adopted in most states and are being widely put in place this school year.

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Sullivan East HOSA captures ‘Battle of the Belt’ premium content

May 28th, 2013 4:00 am by Rick Wagner

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Using seat belts? A group of Sullivan County students has won an award for changing the answer to that question on their campus from about six in 10 to more than nine in 10.

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Hawkins County BOE mulls limiting texts, emails between students, teachers

May 27th, 2013 10:43 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A stricter electronic communication policy will be considered by the Hawkins County Board of Education when it meets in regular session June 4.

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Sidewalk projects to begin at Kingsport schools premium content

May 27th, 2013 10:25 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Sidewalk improvements are coming later this summer to two Kingsport elementary schools. And it only took nearly five years for work to start.

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Jefferson Elementary School principal  elected to national board

Jefferson Elementary School principal elected to national board

May 27th, 2013 7:32 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Jefferson Elementary School Principal Brian Partin will join the board of directors of the National Association of Elementary School Principals in July.

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New Clothes for Kids shutting its doors

New Clothes for Kids shutting its doors

May 27th, 2013 9:00 am by Nick Shepherd

After 15 years and thousands of new clothes provided to more than 29,000 kids, New Clothes For Kids is shutting its doors.

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Record number of homeless students served by city school system

May 27th, 2013 8:55 am by Rick Wagner

The city school system this school year served an all-time record number of homeless students, 320 as of Monday.

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E-x-p-e-r-i-e-n-c-e: Johnson City boy hopes for better results in return trip to Scripps bee

E-x-p-e-r-i-e-n-c-e: Johnson City boy hopes for better results in return trip to Scripps bee

May 26th, 2013 10:42 pm by Michael Collins, Knoxville News Sentinel

Rahul Krishnaswamy thought he was prepared the first time he competed in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Now, he realizes he wasn’t.

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Hawkins County BOE trying to determine amount needed to balance budget for next school year premium content

May 26th, 2013 9:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — It may be a foregone conclusion that Hawkins County Schools will be using savings to balance the proposed 2013-14 fiscal year budget, but exactly how much savings is yet to be determined.

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Young Tenn. entrepreneur gets $100K for startup

Young Tenn. entrepreneur gets $100K for startup

May 26th, 2013 2:00 pm by Staff Report

A teen from Nashville has been awarded a $100,000 two-year fellowship to start up his own company as long as he doesn't return to his college classes in the fall.

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