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Haslam proposes changes intended to help teachers

Haslam proposes changes intended to help teachers

December 10th, 2014 7:55 am by Lucas L. Johnson II, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam on Tuesday announced several proposals for Tennessee teachers, including adjusting the way they're evaluated and creating a Governor's Teacher Cabinet in which educators could provide ideas.

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Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Few campus sex assaults reported to police

December 9th, 2014 10:14 pm by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

Only a fraction of campus sexual assault victims go to police. Senators on Tuesday grappled with the thorny issue of why some just let their college handle it - or don't report it at all.

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Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Few campus sex assaults reported to police

December 9th, 2014 4:02 pm by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

Senators on Tuesday grappled with the thorny issue of why some just let their college handle it - or don't report it at all.

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Tennessee Governor Haslam to address ETSU graduates

Tennessee Governor Haslam to address ETSU graduates

December 8th, 2014 3:42 pm by Contributed to the Press

Also, Dr. Alison Barton will be the speaker at ETSU's 10 a.m. ceremony.

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Milligan legend Duard Walker to speak at college's graduation

Milligan legend Duard Walker to speak at college's graduation

December 8th, 2014 3:37 pm by Contributed to the Press

Milligan will award 113 degrees at the ceremony. Notably, the college will award nine degrees to the first graduating class of the Master of Counseling program, which started in fall 2012.

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Let your no-talent self get freaky at ETSU Sex Week fundraiser

Let your no-talent self get freaky at ETSU Sex Week fundraiser

December 7th, 2014 9:44 pm by Nathan Baker

Organizers hope an upcoming fundraising event will thrust proposed sexual education programming back into the spotlight and give rise to a new wave of giving.

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Washington Co. schools face multiple choices for reviving old facilities

Washington Co. schools face multiple choices for reviving old facilities

December 6th, 2014 10:38 pm by Nathan Baker

With funding constraints looming, Washington County is facing several tough decisions in the next few years related to replacing its aging stock of school buildings.

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Cloudland High School welders get their hands dirty to gain experience

Cloudland High School welders get their hands dirty to gain experience

December 5th, 2014 9:59 pm by John Thompson

The welding class at Cloudland High School obtained some practical experience and the Carter County Recycling Program was able to save thousands of dollars this month in a project to reconfigure five 30-yard dumpsters so they can be picked up by a newly p

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ETSU sports, coaching seminar scores increase in attendance this year

ETSU sports, coaching seminar scores increase in attendance this year

December 5th, 2014 9:51 pm by Max Hrenda

Although an East Tennessee State University symposium saw its highest numbers in terms of attendance and speakers in its ninth year, organizers said they were looking ahead to what that could mean for its 10th.

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Law school: Union president says Washington County teachers denied legal counsel during meetings

Law school: Union president says Washington County teachers denied legal counsel during meetings

December 4th, 2014 9:42 pm by Nathan Baker

A Washington County teachers' union president turned the district's board of education meeting space into a classroom Thursday night with some stern words and a handout outlining the importance of allowing employees proper representation during administra

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