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Update: Boone freshman found with map, 'troublesome' items in bomb threat

Update: Boone freshman found with map, 'troublesome' items in bomb threat

November 18th, 2013 4:20 pm by Kristen Swing

Daniel Boone High School was evacuated Monday morning after a student allegedly told a classmate the X's on a map represented 'places we're going to put bombs in the school.'

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Is teaching a safe profession in light of recent school violence?

Is teaching a safe profession in light of recent school violence?

November 17th, 2013 8:32 pm by Associated Press

Experts say the phenomenon of student-on-teacher violence is too often ignored.

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Students learn math of accidents

Students learn math of accidents

November 15th, 2013 9:36 pm by Becky Campbell

If Connie Williams’ students had conducted themselves in real life like they did in class Friday, the 13- and 14-year-olds would likely end up in juvenile detention.

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ETSU professor to speak about Kennedy assassination at Johnson City library

ETSU professor to speak about Kennedy assassination at Johnson City library

November 15th, 2013 4:54 pm by Contributed — ETSU

In this free public talk, Dr. Daryl Carter of East Tennessee State University will discuss Kennedy’s career in Congress, his presidency and his death, including aspects and details of various theories revolving around the assassination.

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Science Hill Percussion Ensemble drums up worldwide honor

Science Hill Percussion Ensemble drums up worldwide honor

November 15th, 2013 11:44 am by Brad Hicks

The ensemble is one of only a pair of high school percussion ensembles in the world to be selected to take the stage for a showcase concert at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention held in Indianapolis.

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Should your child be learning cursive?

Should your child be learning cursive?

November 14th, 2013 9:43 am by Associated Press

Cursive advocates cite recent brain science that indicates the fluid motion employed when writing script enhances hand-eye coordination and develops fine motor skills, in turn promoting reading, writing and cognition skills.

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Haslam says he will raise Tennessee teacher salaries by more than any other state

Haslam says he will raise Tennessee teacher salaries by more than any other state

November 13th, 2013 7:36 am by Associated Press

The Republican governor began his annual budget hearings with agency leaders at the Capitol with the Education Department and talked about salaries.

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ETSU's George L. Carter Railroad Museum to mark 6th anniversary

ETSU's George L. Carter Railroad Museum to mark 6th anniversary

November 13th, 2013 7:12 am by Contributed

An exhibit on the history of model trains, guided tours of the scale model of the ET&WNC railroad and a Thomas the Tank Engine Film Fest will be included in events Saturday.

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Design blamed in part for ETSU parking garage delays

Design blamed in part for ETSU parking garage delays

November 12th, 2013 8:51 pm by Nathan Baker

The builders of East Tennessee State University’s new parking garage say a the complicated design has contributed to the delayed construction of the structure, but architects say the job should have been routine, and point to unseasonable weather as the c

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Science Hill second in Scholars’ Bowl

Science Hill second in Scholars’ Bowl

November 10th, 2013 9:22 pm by Nathan Baker

“When in doubt, the answer is always John Stossel.”

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