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Opting out: More parents keeping their kids away from standardized tests

Opting out: More parents keeping their kids away from standardized tests

September 8th, 2013 1:20 pm by KATIE ZEZIMA, Associated Press

A small but growing number of parents nationwide are not allowing their children to participate in standardized testing. "I'm opposed to these tests because they narrow what education is supposed to be about and they lower kids' horizons."

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Work under way to redistrict Sullivan school board seats

Work under way to redistrict Sullivan school board seats premium content

September 7th, 2013 11:44 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Work has started to redistrict seats on the Sullivan County Board of Education. A group of Sullivan County commissioners met last week for a preliminary discussion and plans to meet again as soon as some key data is gathered.

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HMG Sports Injury Clinic opens  for next-day treatment of athletes

HMG Sports Injury Clinic opens for next-day treatment of athletes

September 7th, 2013 11:35 pm by Marci Gore

If your student-athlete sustains an injury during his Friday night football game, you now have the option of having him evaluated the very next day by a team of specially trained sports medicine providers.

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Sullivan school officials question Kingsport city website information as inaccurate or at least outdated

Sullivan school officials question Kingsport city website information as inaccurate or at least outdated

September 7th, 2013 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Board of Education member Robyn Ivester, who represents part of the Colonial Heights area, said some constituents there recently showed her a city website — www.kingsporttn.gov — that incorrectly indicates annexation eventually makes it

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Going Places: Beartree Recreation Area offers a peaceful lakeside retreat

Going Places: Beartree Recreation Area offers a peaceful lakeside retreat

September 6th, 2013 9:56 am by Debra McCown

Beartree Recreation Area is a quiet alternative to larger area lakes devoted to RVs and motorboats, watersports and marinas – a place to disconnect from technology and reconnect with nature.

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Cornfields offer a-maze-ing fall fun

Cornfields offer a-maze-ing fall fun

September 6th, 2013 9:54 am by Staff Report

Here’s a list of what area farms are offering this corn maze season.

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Hot Topics: What’s an ideal schedule for a working mom?

Hot Topics: What’s an ideal schedule for a working mom?

September 5th, 2013 1:44 pm by Anika Myers Palm

In an ideal world, many American moms would work part-time, according to a Pew Research Center survey of mothers.

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Johnson City school board goes on record against teacher licensure change

September 5th, 2013 9:38 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

It’s just appalling to me,” member Richard Manahan said after the vote. “If this board was to do that, we’d all be run out of office.”

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Hot Topics: Moms of boys: Are you teaching chivalry?

Hot Topics: Moms of boys: Are you teaching chivalry?

September 4th, 2013 1:13 pm by Kris Hey

Call me old-fashioned, but I believe in raising my young son to respect females and have good manners. I believe the term is still around: chivalry, plain and simple.

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Hot Topics: 10 worst foods for pregnant women

Hot Topics: 10 worst foods for pregnant women

September 4th, 2013 1:08 pm by Joanne Van Zuidam

You’re probably being super careful about what you’re eating now that you’re pregnant. And while choosing healthy foods is important, it’s what you don’t eat that counts, too.

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