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Public meeting to address issue of solar panels at Surgoinsville Middle School

Public meeting to address issue of solar panels at Surgoinsville Middle School

May 14th, 2013 12:42 am by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — The public is invited to attend a meeting at Surgoinsville Middle School Wednesday after school to express opinions regarding the new solar panels that were installed earlier this year.

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South student gets by with a little help from his friends

South student gets by with a little help from his friends

May 13th, 2013 9:55 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Over the past four years, Sullivan South High School senior Kenny Oaks has become close friends with the students of automotive technology instructor Darrell Johnson.

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Memphis test fraud ringleader sentenced to seven years

May 13th, 2013 6:04 pm by Associated Press

MEMPHIS — A longtime Memphis educator who helped teachers cheat on certification exams over a 15 year period was sentenced Monday to seven years in federal prison.

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Memphis test fraud ringleader to be sentenced

May 13th, 2013 7:32 am by Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A longtime Memphis educator who pleaded guilty to leading a 15-year scheme that helped teachers cheat on qualification exams is scheduled to be sentenced.

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Tennessee schools instrumental in shaping Common Core

Tennessee schools instrumental in shaping Common Core

May 13th, 2013 12:15 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Local school systems along with those across Tennessee are headed toward implementation of Common Core standard for math and English/language arts in 2014-15.

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Scott County School Board OKs budget that avoids teacher layoffs, includes raise

Scott County School Board OKs budget that avoids teacher layoffs, includes raise

May 11th, 2013 9:59 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — The Scott County School Board passed an amended fiscal year 2013-14 budget that avoids teacher layoffs while giving employees their first salary increase in more than five years.

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Sullivan school budget still more than $3 million short, even if 24 teaching positions cut

Sullivan school budget still more than $3 million short, even if 24 teaching positions cut

May 11th, 2013 7:46 pm by Rick Wagner

Even if Sullivan County’s school system cut 24 teaching positions and allocated $2 million in unallocated fund balance toward its budget, its 2013-14 budget still would be more than $3.2 million short.

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Bicycle Safety at Roosevelt Elementary

May 11th, 2013 9:00 am by David Grace

Roosevelt Elementary students learn about bicycle safety.

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Sullivan BOE set to consider teacher layoffs

Sullivan BOE set to consider teacher layoffs

May 9th, 2013 11:38 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County school leaders Saturday will begin wrangling with potential teacher layoffs — maybe 19 teachers — and cutting instructional assistants from full-time to part-time status.

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Nashville high school has its own record label

May 9th, 2013 8:06 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Nashville high school is starting its own music label.

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