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ETSU designated as Olympic Training Site for bobsled and skeleton teams

ETSU designated as Olympic Training Site for bobsled and skeleton teams

October 8th, 2014 11:29 am by Contributed - ETSU

The partnership was announced during a news conference Wednesday morning.

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ETSU Student Senate denies Sex Week funding

ETSU Student Senate denies Sex Week funding

October 7th, 2014 6:18 pm by Nathan Baker

Citing fears of controversy and a perceived danger to the student body funding process, the East Tennessee State University Student Senate voted not to fund Sex Week activities at the Johnson City campus.

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Ridgeview School hits a homerun with New York Times bestselling author visit

Ridgeview School hits a homerun with New York Times bestselling author visit

October 6th, 2014 8:58 am by Contributed

New York Times bestselling author, Gordon Korman visited Ridgeview School for a day and a half long celebration of reading and literacy on September 23, 2014.

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Sullivan County board member wants 'just cause' added to policy

Sullivan County board member wants 'just cause' added to policy

October 5th, 2014 9:49 pm by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

Sullivan County's newest school board member wants to make more than the changes to a teacher employment policy required to reflect a change in Tennessee law.

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Lady Bucs bring lessons of leadership, responsibility to city school

Lady Bucs bring lessons of leadership, responsibility to city school

October 3rd, 2014 10:49 pm by Tony Casey

Indian Trail Intermediate School's health teacher David Nutter wants student athletes from East Tennessee State University to feel right at home within the school's walls.

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E-cigarettes up in smoke at county schools

E-cigarettes up in smoke at county schools

October 3rd, 2014 8:30 pm by Nathan Baker

Despite the feigned chagrin of a Washington County Board of Education member whose primary vocation is farming tobacco, the district's tobacco-free schools policy was updated Thursday to meet the latest advances in nicotine delivery.

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Bully? Gate City, Va., high school students file lawsuit against assistant principal

Bully? Gate City, Va., high school students file lawsuit against assistant principal

October 3rd, 2014 1:38 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

The students are seeking a combined $98,000 in damages.

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East Tennessee professors to spend 73 days in undersea lab

East Tennessee professors to spend 73 days in undersea lab

October 3rd, 2014 11:44 am by Associated Press

Two professors at an East Tennessee community college plan to spend 73 days in an underwater laboratory in a unique educational endeavor that will also attempt to break a world record.

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County teacher, union rep advocates open communication

County teacher, union rep advocates open communication

October 3rd, 2014 10:00 am by Nathan Baker

A Washington County teacher visited the district's board of education Thursday to stress the need for openness between administrators and teachers.

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Sexual assault response: 'Red zone' dangerous time on campuses

Sexual assault response: 'Red zone' dangerous time on campuses

October 2nd, 2014 8:47 pm by Tony Casey

Because the crime is so under-reported - for a variety of reasons - the amount of sexual assaults reported on any given campus don't necessarily have much to do with the overall safety of the students.

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