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Reformers caution against state efforts to curb Common Core

Reformers caution against state efforts to curb Common Core

March 17th, 2014 9:39 pm by Nathan Baker

Backers of education reform in Tennessee said the recent attempts to reverse or halt the implementation of Common Core State Standards or realigned standardized testing could have disastrous effects on the gains state students and teachers have made in re

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Tennessee Gov. Haslam to tout common core standards in Johnson City

Tennessee Gov. Haslam to tout common core standards in Johnson City

March 17th, 2014 4:53 pm by Staff Report

Haslam will visit Indian Trail Middle School.

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ETSU named training site for Olympic canoeing and kayaking

ETSU named training site for Olympic canoeing and kayaking

March 17th, 2014 2:47 pm by Contributed - ETSU

East Tennessee State University has been designated as an official U.S. Olympic Training Site for the USA Canoe and Kayak slalom team, university leaders announced during a news conference this morning.

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New football stadium a go after council vote

New football stadium a go after council vote

March 14th, 2014 11:27 am by John Thompson

Preparation for a new football stadium at Elizabethton High School can now commence at full speed after the Elizabethton City Council unanimously approved on second and final reading the transfer of $5 million to the city school system. The vote was unani

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UCHS teacher was under investigation by school system, USCD

UCHS teacher was under investigation by school system, USCD

March 13th, 2014 8:56 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County High School ROTC instructor Sgt. Melvin Cooper, the school system employee suspended last month during an investigation, retired from his post in late February rather than face dismissal, according to Unicoi County Director of Schools Denise

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Work nears completion on ETSU parking garage

Work nears completion on ETSU parking garage

March 13th, 2014 8:29 pm by Nathan Baker

East Tennessee State University's $26.1 million parking garage, which has at times driven both university officials and contractors to the point of exasperation, now seems to be coasting into the final stages of construction.

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ETSU's medical school turns 40

ETSU's medical school turns 40

March 12th, 2014 9:14 pm by Becky Campbell

By this time 40 years ago, the politicking over establishing a medical school at East Tennessee State University was all but over, but it will be long remembered as one of the greatest political fights ever won for the region.

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Unpaid workers, wrong windows among claims at Indian Trail

Unpaid workers, wrong windows among claims at Indian Trail

March 10th, 2014 9:54 pm by Nathan Baker

After months of delays and reports of unpaid workers, Johnson City turned to a contractor's insurance company to finish the $1.4 million expansion of Indian Trail Intermediate School.

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Discord roils Bryan College as creation flap brings host of issues

Discord roils Bryan College as creation flap brings host of issues

March 9th, 2014 6:03 pm by Kevin Hardy, Chattanooga Times Free Press

A controversial clarification to the Christian college's stance on human origins has brought to a head what professors say are years worth of disappointments in the school's leadership.

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Grant to help archaeologist's study of early Americans

Grant to help archaeologist's study of early Americans

March 8th, 2014 10:54 pm by Nathan Baker

A grant intended to protect a Middle Tennessee archaeological find will help an East Tennessee State University educator better understand the people who lived in the area thousands of years ago.

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