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Johnson City Commission set to approve work on Science Hill field house

Johnson City Commission set to approve work on Science Hill field house

July 17th, 2014 10:51 am by Gary B. Gray

On July 3, commissioners unanimously approved the bid contingent on the Board of Education voting several days later to restore $400,000 to its capital projects fund to help build the facility.

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Washington County school budget stands $3.8 million in red

Washington County school budget stands $3.8 million in red

July 16th, 2014 4:23 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County Director of Schools Ron Dykes presented the financial outlook to the county's Budget Committee on Wednesday.

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ETSU communications depts. shuffle leadership positions

ETSU communications depts. shuffle leadership positions

July 15th, 2014 10:05 pm by Nathan Baker

With the naming of faculty members to chair two new academic departments created at East Tennessee State University, the solution to a loss of accreditation for one of the contained programs and a better order in general of the disciplines has been reache

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Board lets fireworks punishment stand

Board lets fireworks punishment stand

July 9th, 2014 9:15 pm by Nathan Baker

The Washington County Board of Education gave no response to an appeal from the parents of a Daniel Boone High School student suspended after a fireworks incident on school grounds in April who asked Tuesday for the punishment to be reconsidered.

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Petition forms in support of battered education official

Petition forms in support of battered education official

July 9th, 2014 1:20 pm by Joey Garrison, The Tennesseean

Kevin Huffman, Tennessee's much-debated education commissioner, is getting an assist from other Tennesseans, including many notable education reformers, who say they support his guidance.

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Grant funds several Johnson City summer school programs

Grant funds several Johnson City summer school programs

July 9th, 2014 11:20 am by Elizabeth Saulsbury

Johnson City schools wrapped up summer programming for local children last month.

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Former student's father confronts Dykes, alleges criminal behavior

Former student's father confronts Dykes, alleges criminal behavior

July 8th, 2014 10:56 pm by Nathan Baker

The father of a former Jonesborough Middle School student publicly and explosively confronted Washington County Director of Schools Ron Dykes at a board of education meeting Tuesday evening, alleging a district coverup of reported cases of abuse by a spec

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Weary city school board approves 2014-15 budget

Weary city school board approves 2014-15 budget

July 7th, 2014 10:57 pm by Nathan Baker

An enervated Johnson City Board of Education plowed through two-and-a-half hours and millions of dollars Monday evening to produce a final budget for the 2014-15 school year.

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Money set to snag Science Hill's field house project

Money set to snag Science Hill's field house project

July 2nd, 2014 9:17 pm by Gary B. Gray

Science Hill High School's new field house has been designed, a low bid has been identified, and nearly $800,000 of contributions are locked in.

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On middle ground: Ward lobbies for new Carter Co. middle school

On middle ground: Ward lobbies for new Carter Co. middle school

July 1st, 2014 10:14 pm by John Thompson

Carter County Director of Schools Kevin Ward has been working hard in the past few weeks to win funding for a new middle school adjacent to the Watauga Industrial Park in Stoney Creek.

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