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Elizabethton schools to continue to award teachers for higher degrees

Elizabethton schools to continue to award teachers for higher degrees

June 18th, 2014 11:13 am by John Thompson

While many boards across the state are reducing the incentives for earning high degrees, Elizabethton's school board included pay raises for higher degrees in the differentiated pay plan approved by the board on Tuesday.

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Multi-Culp-tural? Culp to add Multicultural Center in 2015

Multi-Culp-tural? Culp to add Multicultural Center in 2015

June 17th, 2014 9:41 pm by Nathan Baker

East Tennessee State University's D.P. Culp Center will soon have a designated area to foster diversity and encourage dialogue between students of different groups.

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News Regional & National Education
Some students face tuition hike close to 9 percent

Some students face tuition hike close to 9 percent

June 17th, 2014 7:12 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Board of Regents oversees six state universities, 13 community colleges and 27 colleges of applied technology.

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Carter County board briefed on potential Happy Valley projects

Carter County board briefed on potential Happy Valley projects

June 17th, 2014 11:53 am by John Thompson

Happy Valley High School Principal Terry Hubbard and some of her staff briefed the Carter County School Board on several new programs being considered for implementation into the school in the near future. The programs include a military cadet program, an

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Stuck in the middle: Carter school officials talk pros, cons of proposed middle school

Stuck in the middle: Carter school officials talk pros, cons of proposed middle school

June 14th, 2014 11:26 pm by John Thompson

The proposed $16 million middle school for the Stoney Creek community represents a new direction for the Carter County School System.

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Community Education
Marisa Williams Named Recipient of Second Annual Jerry Shankle Memorial Foundation Scholarship

Marisa Williams Named Recipient of Second Annual Jerry Shankle Memorial Foundation Scholarship

June 14th, 2014 9:09 am by Beth Shankle Anderson

The second annual Jerry Shankle Memorial Foundation Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 has been awarded to Marisa Williams.

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News Regional & National Education
TN Sens. Alexander, Corker split on student loans

TN Sens. Alexander, Corker split on student loans

June 13th, 2014 10:14 pm by Paul C. Barton, The Tennessean

Republican Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker of Tennessee disagreed Wednesday about allowing debate on the refinancing of older student loans, legislation that would have been paid for with new taxes on millionaires.

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Sports Community Education Milligan Sports
Six Milligan golfers named AAC All-Academic

Six Milligan golfers named AAC All-Academic

June 13th, 2014 1:24 pm by Contributed - Milligan College

To be eligible for the AAC's academic award, student-athletes must maintain a 3.25 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved sophomore or higher academic standing.

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Business & Technology Education
Eastman to provide UT engineering with $2 million in support

Eastman to provide UT engineering with $2 million in support

June 12th, 2014 11:39 am by Contributed - UT

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Engineering and Eastman Chemical Company have announced plans to provide for three new professor of practice positions, improve and renovate lab space and construct a new student lounge.

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Senate Republicans block student loan bill

Senate Republicans block student loan bill

June 11th, 2014 12:09 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

The bill would have been paid for with the so-called Buffett Rule, which sets minimum tax rates for people making over $1 million.

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