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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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Tennessee lawmakers balk at Common Core school standards

Tennessee lawmakers balk at Common Core school standards

January 21st, 2014 10:32 am by Joey Garrison, The Tennessean

The move could set the stage for the type of fight playing out in statehouses across the country.

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Dozens of kids come out to Carver to learn about MLK

Dozens of kids come out to Carver to learn about MLK

January 20th, 2014 10:06 pm by Becky Campbell

While some kids may have spent the day off from school playing video games, a few dozen in Johnson City were celebrating the reason they were out of class Monday.

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Local teachers explain MLK importance to students

Local teachers explain MLK importance to students

January 19th, 2014 8:47 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Kids across the country may see today as just another day out of school, but teachers in Johnson City Schools are doing their part to educate local youths on what Martin Luther King Jr. Day is really about and the man was who behind the famous “I Have a D

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Five men suspected in Alabama State dorm gang rape

Five men suspected in Alabama State dorm gang rape

January 17th, 2014 4:06 pm by Associated Press

The men were taken into custody but never formally charged with any crimes.

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City Commission gives architect green light on $2.1 million Science Hill field house

City Commission gives architect green light on $2.1 million Science Hill field house

January 17th, 2014 1:48 pm by Gary B. Gray

Science Hill High School athletes and students will soon benefit from a new 12,600-square-foot field house that could come into view after the 2015 football season.

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