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Teacher retirement part of county's budget plan

Teacher retirement part of county's budget plan

June 11th, 2015 8:49 am by Gary B. Gray

Washington County School District's certified teachers with from 25 to 30 years experience might want to start getting in line if they want an early retirement incentive check on July 1, the first day of the 2016 fiscal year.

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Jonesborough K-8 plan entices with tax revenue

Jonesborough K-8 plan entices with tax revenue

June 9th, 2015 10:04 pm by Gary B. Gray

Jonesborough leaders want to build a new K-8 school on the 80-acre Pridgen Farm adjacent to the town's city limits off Tenn. Highway 354.

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Business's donation crowns new facility: Topper Nation Center for Excellence by Blue Lizard

Business's donation crowns new facility: Topper Nation Center for Excellence by Blue Lizard

June 8th, 2015 9:55 pm by Gary B. Gray

Science Hill High School's new $2 million field house now has a name: Topper Nation Center for Excellence by Blue Lizard.

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ETSU tuition and fees will increase if approved by TBR

ETSU tuition and fees will increase if approved by TBR

June 6th, 2015 10:20 pm by Dylan Chesser

A tuition increase East Tennessee State University recommended to the Tennessee Board of Regents could cost full-time students about $194 more next year.

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Jonesborough starting push for new school

Jonesborough starting push for new school

June 6th, 2015 10:17 pm by Nathan Baker

A push by Jonesborough's governing body to build a new K-8 school in conjunction with a facility planned for the Boones Creek zone instead of after will take the first step next week on the long road to funding approval by the full Washington County Commi

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Tennessee begins Common Core standards review

Tennessee begins Common Core standards review

June 6th, 2015 2:31 pm by Jason Gonzales, The Tennessean

Tennessee embarked on its review of Common Core State Standards this week with a room full of educators at The Inn at Opryland in Nashville.

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State audit questions ETSU ex-prof's purchases

State audit questions ETSU ex-prof's purchases

June 5th, 2015 11:03 am by Dylan Chesser

The purchases included kiln material and other supplies that were delivered to the professor's home.

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Washington County school board considering teacher retirement incentive

Washington County school board considering teacher retirement incentive

June 5th, 2015 8:54 am by Nathan Baker

The Washington County Schools Board of Education will consider a retirement incentive plan for teachers meant to reduce personnel costs by rotating more entry-level employees into instruction positions.

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Coding events showcase computer sciences, aid in creating gender parity

Coding events showcase computer sciences, aid in creating gender parity

June 4th, 2015 9:22 am by Staff Report

Building a website can be a daunting task for people who lack experience in coding.

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