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3 SHHS students named National Merit semifinalists

3 SHHS students named National Merit semifinalists

September 11th, 2013 1:39 pm by Staff Report

Sajant Anand, Alicia DeVos, and Rachel Spady were among about 16,000 students across the county honored by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

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Allergens at sports events a conundrum for city schools

Allergens at sports events a conundrum for city schools

September 10th, 2013 8:59 pm by Nathan Baker

Concerns raised by the parent of a child with life-threatening allergies could lead to a policy change at Science Hill High School sporting events.

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ETSU on a drive to increase number college degree holders

ETSU on a drive to increase number college degree holders

September 10th, 2013 8:47 pm by Rex Barber

East Tennessee State University Student Mary Wise said the benefits of a college degree include a chance at a better career, job stability and a better impression presented to potential employers and the community.

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Science Hill crowns 2013 Homecoming Queen

Science Hill crowns 2013 Homecoming Queen

September 10th, 2013 9:32 am by Contributed

The Queen was crowned during Friday's Homecoming game at Tipton Stadium

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ETSU fall enrollment down by 400-plus students

ETSU fall enrollment down by 400-plus students

September 10th, 2013 9:07 am by Staff report

An overall decrease of 447 students from the fall 2012 enrollment of 15,404 was reported by ETSU today. This decline in enrollment was expected.

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U.S. News ranks Milligan among South’s top 10 regional colleges

U.S. News ranks Milligan among South’s top 10 regional colleges

September 10th, 2013 2:00 am by Contributed

MILLIGAN COLLEGE — Milligan College continues to receive national recognition for its high quality and affordability, with U.S. News & World Report again naming it among the top 10 regional colleges in the South.

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Gov. Haslam invested in K12 education company at one time

Gov. Haslam invested in K12 education company at one time

September 9th, 2013 11:35 am by Chas Sisk / The Tennessean

Gov. Bill Haslam owned a block of shares in K12 Inc., the education company behind a troubled online school in Tennessee, but sold the investment before taking office or weighing in on two bills that affected the company directly.

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ETSU taking the long view on its goals for the future

ETSU taking the long view on its goals for the future premium content

September 7th, 2013 7:55 pm by Rex Barber

What do you think you’ll think of Johnson City in 2036? A new report released by East Tennessee State University’s Committee for 125 paints a picture of the future where the university is the “pre-eminent player in the region.”

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Teachers’ unions oppose Washington County payroll policy change

Teachers’ unions oppose Washington County payroll policy change

September 6th, 2013 8:23 pm by Nathan Baker

The Washington County Board of Education cited state law when approving a policy change removing the option of payroll deductions for union dues, but local teachers view it as another erosion of educators’ rights.

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Washington County BOE approves facilities master plan

Washington County BOE approves facilities master plan

September 6th, 2013 9:44 am by Nathan Baker

The Washington County Board of Education unanimously approved a $110 million facilities master plan Thursday evening that includes the building of two new schools to replace four aging facilities, new athletic and recreation sites and renovations district

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