Johnson City Press Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Indian Trail expansion work still not finished

Indian Trail expansion work still not finished

November 5th, 2013 11:17 am by Nathan Baker

Dave Chupa, Johnson City Schools’ supervisor of instruction and facilities, told the Board of Education on Monday that Indian Trail Intermediate School is still waiting for some parts of the school’s $1.4 million expansion project to be completed three mo

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Ten Commandments among eight approved 'historical documents' for use in school system

Ten Commandments among eight approved 'historical documents' for use in school system

November 2nd, 2013 9:16 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Ten Commandments tops a list of eight “historically significant documents related to the American and Tennessee Jurisprudence” that now are part of a portable display to be used to educate Washington County students.

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Allegations bring suspension of Washington County special education teacher

Allegations bring suspension of Washington County special education teacher

October 30th, 2013 10:45 pm by Becky Campbell

A Washington County special education teacher has been suspended pending an investigation into allegations of inappropriate comments and behavior in class, a school district official confirmed.

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Pair of Tennessee College of Applied Technology teachers arrested

Pair of Tennessee College of Applied Technology teachers arrested

October 28th, 2013 9:01 pm by John Thompson

Two teachers of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology — Elizabethton were arrested Monday as a part of the ongoing investigation of some faculty and staff members by the Carter County Sheriff’s Department.

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South Side assistant credited with saving woman from moving car

South Side assistant credited with saving woman from moving car

October 25th, 2013 9:08 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Sherry Scott, special education assistant at South Side Elementary School, loves her job.

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Milligan people get their village

Milligan people get their village

October 25th, 2013 8:43 pm by Tony Casey

The sense of community at Milligan College runs deep.

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ETSU to tailgate for Homecoming

ETSU to tailgate for Homecoming

October 25th, 2013 4:20 pm by Contributed — ETSU

The event featuring activities for Buccaneers of all ages will be held on the ETSU quad Nov. 2.

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More than 5,000 cases of bullying confirmed in Tennessee schools in 2012-13

More than 5,000 cases of bullying confirmed in Tennessee schools in 2012-13

October 25th, 2013 7:23 am by Staff Report

Of the cases reported, 321 were based on race, color or national origin, 695 concerned sex or gender-based discrimination and 168 involved a student's disability.

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Johnson City Power Board to give ETSU $500K for new arts center

Johnson City Power Board to give ETSU $500K for new arts center

October 24th, 2013 9:22 pm by Nathan Baker

Johnson City’s electric utility will contribute $500,000 to help build East Tennessee State University’s $38 million fine and performing arts center, a pledge that the company’s leaders said will help drive economic development in the region.

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Tennessee 8th-graders better in science than world peers. Math? Not so much

Tennessee 8th-graders better in science than world peers. Math? Not so much

October 24th, 2013 7:27 am by Associated Press

A study being released Thursday compared every state, the District of Columbia and Defense Department schools against 38 countries and nine additional subnational education systems.

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