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Hill’s bill seeks teacher license policy reversal

Hill’s bill seeks teacher license policy reversal

January 31st, 2014 8:48 am by Nathan Baker

Teachers believe a bill filed Thursday by state Rep. Matthew Hill seeking to reverse a recent State Board of Education policy change will be passed easily by the legislature.

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Schools announce Wednesday closings

Schools announce Wednesday closings

January 28th, 2014 5:08 pm by Staff Report

Some area schools are already announcing closures for Wednesday, Jan. 29, ahead of expected snowy conditions and sub-freezing temperatures.

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Update: ETSU closed at noon, night classes canceled

Update: ETSU closed at noon, night classes canceled

January 28th, 2014 7:09 am by Staff Report

East Tennessee State University administrators announced just after 11 a.m. that the campus would close at noon because of inclement weather.

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Opposing sides on school vouchers in Tennessee speak out

Opposing sides on school vouchers in Tennessee speak out

January 27th, 2014 2:23 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

The debate over a school voucher program in Tennessee is heating up with groups for and against speaking out this week at the state Capitol complex.

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Gore-trained ‘climate change reality leader’ to speak at site

Gore-trained ‘climate change reality leader’ to speak at site

January 26th, 2014 2:27 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

When it comes to extreme weather patterns –– such as the most recent polar vortex, flooding, fires caused by drought and the increasing amount of hurricanes over the past few years –– Dr. Audrey M. Depelteau believes there is a definite connection between

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Stir crazy kids: Teachers have hands full

Stir crazy kids: Teachers have hands full

January 25th, 2014 9:40 pm by Becky Campbell

You know those days when everything seems like it’s in fast forward and you’re trying to cram two day’s worth of work into one?

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Students focus of Affordable Care Act awareness week

Students focus of Affordable Care Act awareness week

January 23rd, 2014 8:48 pm by Nathan Baker

A five-day event in February at East Tennessee State University aims to explain the ins and outs of the Affordable Care Act and to enroll more sought-after young adults for health insurance.

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ETSU confirms meningitis diagnosis; employee released from hospital

ETSU confirms meningitis diagnosis; employee released from hospital

January 22nd, 2014 12:04 pm by Staff Report

ETSU had announced the possible case last week, saying the man did not prepare or serve any food on campus or come into direct contact with students.

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Common Core challenge could cause classroom conflict

Common Core challenge could cause classroom conflict

January 22nd, 2014 10:26 am by Nathan Baker

Republican state lawmakers announced a pair of bills Tuesday aimed at delaying the implementation of the Common Core State Standards and the companion test, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, by up to four years, leaving

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Area schools dismissing early

Area schools dismissing early

January 21st, 2014 11:24 am by Staff Report

A few local school districts have announced their intentions to dismiss students early today (Tuesday, Jan. 21) to avoid possible transportation complications cause by winter weather expected later.

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