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Hill vows to keep pushing teacher bill forward

Hill vows to keep pushing teacher bill forward

February 3rd, 2014 9:26 pm by Nathan Baker

A local legislator’s bill to prohibit the Tennessee Board of Education from basing the granting and renewal of teacher licenses partially on students’ standardized test scores will continue on in the General Assembly despite the board’s recent reversal of

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Vandals hit buses in Elizabethton

Vandals hit buses in Elizabethton

February 3rd, 2014 9:15 pm by John Thompson

Vandals put the Elizabethton City School System out of the transportation business Monday, but thanks to the generosity of four surrounding school districts, Elizabethton students who ride buses will be picked up around their normal time this morning.

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Willing to say 'Yes': Women's Hall of Fame honors ETSU vice president

Willing to say 'Yes': Women's Hall of Fame honors ETSU vice president

February 3rd, 2014 2:09 pm by LEIGH ANN LAUBE, NET News Service

Dr. Wilsie Bishop has never been one to shy away from a challenge.

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Elizabethton school bus fleet halted by vandals

Elizabethton school bus fleet halted by vandals

February 3rd, 2014 9:10 am by John Thompson

Schools remained on regular schedule. Principals were instructed to note absentees among bus riders.

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Hill’s bill seeks teacher license policy reversal

Hill’s bill seeks teacher license policy reversal

January 31st, 2014 8:48 am by Nathan Baker

Teachers believe a bill filed Thursday by state Rep. Matthew Hill seeking to reverse a recent State Board of Education policy change will be passed easily by the legislature.

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Schools announce Wednesday closings

Schools announce Wednesday closings

January 28th, 2014 5:08 pm by Staff Report

Some area schools are already announcing closures for Wednesday, Jan. 29, ahead of expected snowy conditions and sub-freezing temperatures.

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Update: ETSU closed at noon, night classes canceled

Update: ETSU closed at noon, night classes canceled

January 28th, 2014 7:09 am by Staff Report

East Tennessee State University administrators announced just after 11 a.m. that the campus would close at noon because of inclement weather.

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Opposing sides on school vouchers in Tennessee speak out

Opposing sides on school vouchers in Tennessee speak out

January 27th, 2014 2:23 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

The debate over a school voucher program in Tennessee is heating up with groups for and against speaking out this week at the state Capitol complex.

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Gore-trained ‘climate change reality leader’ to speak at site

Gore-trained ‘climate change reality leader’ to speak at site

January 26th, 2014 2:27 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

When it comes to extreme weather patterns –– such as the most recent polar vortex, flooding, fires caused by drought and the increasing amount of hurricanes over the past few years –– Dr. Audrey M. Depelteau believes there is a definite connection between

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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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