Johnson City Press Monday, April 27, 2015
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Senate committee examines Bush-era education law

Senate committee examines Bush-era education law

April 14th, 2015 9:58 pm by KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press

A Senate committee began debating legislation Tuesday that attempts to fix the much-maligned No Child Left Behind education law by giving states more control in determining how to hold public schools accountable for student performance.

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City Board of Education to include salary increase in budget

City Board of Education to include salary increase in budget

April 13th, 2015 10:37 pm by Tony Casey

April 30 is going to be a big day for the Johnson City Board of Education, which will be presenting a proposed budget to the City Commission.

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Unicoi County schools' search for director narrowed to two finalists

Unicoi County schools' search for director narrowed to two finalists

April 13th, 2015 10:33 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Unicoi County Board of Education on Monday narrowed the field of nine applicants for the county's director of schools position to two finalists and one alternate.

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Update: Police search for ex-college student after fatal campus shooting

Update: Police search for ex-college student after fatal campus shooting

April 13th, 2015 3:02 pm by EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press

Authorities believe the alleged shooter has left the area but is still in North Carolina.

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ETSU to feature film documenting prison desegregation, transformation

ETSU to feature film documenting prison desegregation, transformation

April 13th, 2015 1:26 pm by Contributed to the Press

The film is free and open to the public and will be followed by a Q&A and reception with producer/director Noel Schwerin.

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ETSU adjunct faculty to take part in April 15 Teach Out event to put focus on wages, rights

ETSU adjunct faculty to take part in April 15 Teach Out event to put focus on wages, rights

April 11th, 2015 10:25 pm by Tony Casey

The wages are too darn low. And so are the workers' rights.

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JCDA wants more parking for downtown in Northeast State garage

JCDA wants more parking for downtown in Northeast State garage

April 10th, 2015 10:10 am by Nathan Baker

The first day of college classes in the old courthouse building is set for July 8, and an open house event is scheduled for July 30.

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County school board votes to consolidate middle school football teams

County school board votes to consolidate middle school football teams

April 9th, 2015 9:31 pm by Nathan Baker

The Washington County Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday evening to consolidate the district's eight middle school football teams into two, a move supporters say will improve competitiveness, participation and safety.

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ETSU students showcase projects at Appalachian Student Research Forum - VIDEO

ETSU students showcase projects at Appalachian Student Research Forum - VIDEO

April 9th, 2015 4:46 pm by Tony Casey

Rahul Paul's research project concluded that adolescents who have asthma are prone to depression, because it keeps them out of team sports and activities engaged in by healthier students.

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Eww! That's a lung?

April 8th, 2015 1:46 pm by Contributed to the Press

The East Tennessee State University Academic Health Sciences Center held its annual Health Careers Leadership Summit for regional high school students on Tuesday.

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