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Where's Harry Potter when you need him? Quidditch tourney set for ETSU campus

Where's Harry Potter when you need him? Quidditch tourney set for ETSU campus

March 21st, 2014 10:51 am by Nathan Baker

Men's basketball won't be the only East Tennessee State University team locked in fierce tournament competition this weekend.

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Discipline disparity: Black preschoolers more likely to face suspension

Discipline disparity: Black preschoolers more likely to face suspension

March 21st, 2014 10:09 am by JESSE J. HOLLAND and KIMBERLY HEFLING, Associated Press

"This critical report shows that racial disparities in school discipline policies are not only well documented among older students, but actually begin during preschool" - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.

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$5M in hand, Elizabethton schools ready to begin work on new stadium

$5M in hand, Elizabethton schools ready to begin work on new stadium

March 21st, 2014 6:59 am by John Thompson

The money will be used to construct a new athletic complex and music room at Elizabethton High School.

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Johnson City Commission approves ETSU garage traffic signal for State of Franklin

Johnson City Commission approves ETSU garage traffic signal for State of Franklin

March 21st, 2014 6:59 am by Gary B. Gray

The plan is contingent upon East Tennessee State University's construction of a new performing arts center on what is known as Lot 1 - an area between the Millennium Centre and Bank of Tennessee.

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ETSU to simulate refugee disaster

ETSU to simulate refugee disaster

March 20th, 2014 12:04 pm by Staff Report

East Tennessee State University's Interprofessional Education Program will stage a third-world disaster Saturday at the university's Valleybrook campus to help train health sciences students to deal with the unexpected.

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Schools hope city helps cut $4.8M gap

Schools hope city helps cut $4.8M gap

March 19th, 2014 9:04 pm by Nathan Baker

Johnson City school officials hope the bleak budget they bring before the City Commission in the coming months will accurately portray the dire situation the district is facing to the city leaders holding the purse strings.

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Today in Education: Engineers in schools

Today in Education: Engineers in schools

March 19th, 2014 4:59 pm by Nathan Baker

It's not often that an eighth-grade teacher tells her students to do whatever floats their boats, but Katie Crowe told her science class just that last week.

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Josh Wandell: A community rallies

Josh Wandell: A community rallies

March 19th, 2014 4:47 pm by John Thompson

All the support is needed because the elementary school principal has been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.

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Milligan to honor servant leaders

Milligan to honor servant leaders

March 19th, 2014 2:18 pm by Contributed - Milligan College

"The purpose of this program is to provide examples of people who are doing an outstanding job of integrating their faith with their profession" - Milligan President Bill Greer.

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Haslam's free tuition proposal advancing in Tennessee Senate

Haslam's free tuition proposal advancing in Tennessee Senate

March 19th, 2014 2:11 pm by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to create a community college program for all high school graduates is advancing in the Senate.

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