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Cameras-in-classrooms draws concerns from teachers, parents

Cameras-in-classrooms draws concerns from teachers, parents

February 24th, 2014 9:58 pm by Nathan Baker

A new video teacher evaluation process in Washington County Schools has been temporarily suspended while the state reviews the practice, but teachers and parents are asking why they weren't notified of the program in the first place.

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Unicoi teacher suspended as part of probe

Unicoi teacher suspended as part of probe

February 24th, 2014 9:10 pm by Staff Reports

A Unicoi County teacher has been suspended without pay pending an ongoing investigation, Director of Schools Denise Brown said Monday.

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Update: Kingsport's Dobyns-Bennett out of lockdown, single bullet found

Update: Kingsport's Dobyns-Bennett out of lockdown, single bullet found

February 24th, 2014 4:10 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A student gave the bullet to a teacher who passed it along to the administration.

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ETSU parking garage still not ready, officials say soon

ETSU parking garage still not ready, officials say soon

February 24th, 2014 11:03 am by Nathan Baker

The long-overdue parking garage on the campus of East Tennessee State University will likely miss another deadline, but school officials say it will soon be open for students' vehicles.

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Johnson City School's International Festival representative of 31 countries

Johnson City School's International Festival representative of 31 countries

February 22nd, 2014 9:08 pm by Tony Casey

The Gardbring family, all five of them, were born and raised in Sweden before moving to East Tennessee just a few years ago. They represent just a small portion of the diversity at Lake Ridge Elementary School in Boones Creek, where, as Principal John Phi

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Violin star gets students ready for Saturday night concert

Violin star gets students ready for Saturday night concert

February 21st, 2014 10:03 pm by Tony Casey

Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Journey, Emerson, Lake and Palmer, Bach and Vivaldi - these are the names of selections chosen by Johnson City Schools music director Susan Lambert and founding member of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Mark Wood, who will be lead

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ETSU looks to discourage end-of-year sprees

ETSU looks to discourage end-of-year sprees

February 21st, 2014 9:48 pm by Nathan Baker

Belt-tightening measures at East Tennessee State University in the last few months of this fiscal year are designed to bolster reserve funds in the midst of a two-year enrollment decline and prepare the Johnson City institution to face sweeping state high

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Schools students hope contest is in the bag

Schools students hope contest is in the bag

February 20th, 2014 10:17 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Fall Branch students hope to collect 10,000 used grocery bags.

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18 sent to hospital after Tennessee school bus crash

18 sent to hospital after Tennessee school bus crash

February 19th, 2014 11:22 am by Associated Press

A crash involving a school bus in Memphis has sent 18 people to area hospitals.

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Meet Unicoi County's first-ever Roan Scholar

Meet Unicoi County's first-ever Roan Scholar

February 19th, 2014 10:37 am by Brad Hicks

Erwin native and Unicoi County High School senior Nathaniel Farnor is both excited and nervous about his newest adventure.

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