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ETSU suspends Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity in wake of hazing allegation

ETSU suspends Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity in wake of hazing allegation

November 17th, 2014 9:42 pm by Nathan Baker

A fraternity still on probation after a hazing incident last year is again on suspension while East Tennessee State University officials investigate allegations of hazing at a party two weeks ago.

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Common law? Legislators lobby to cancel Common Core in Tennessee

Common law? Legislators lobby to cancel Common Core in Tennessee

November 17th, 2014 9:26 pm by Gary B. Gray

Legislation filed in Nashville by two prominent committee leaders Monday would, if successful this coming session, cancel Tennessee's Common Core State Standards.

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School bus catches fire at Middle Tennessee high school

School bus catches fire at Middle Tennessee high school

November 17th, 2014 4:45 pm by Jared Felkins, Lebanon Democrat

School resource officers knocked down the fire with extinguishers.

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Bill would repeal Common Core in Tennessee

Bill would repeal Common Core in Tennessee

November 17th, 2014 11:49 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

The proposal would set up a Tennessee Standards Commission that would recommend to the State Board of Education new standards to be used in the state's K-12 public schools.

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Wintry forecast delays classes in Middle Tennessee

Wintry forecast delays classes in Middle Tennessee

November 17th, 2014 10:42 am by Associated Press

Some school districts have delayed or canceled classes due to a winter weather advisory issued for portions of Middle Tennessee.

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Update: New plan proposes sites for ETSU football stadium, fine arts center

Update: New plan proposes sites for ETSU football stadium, fine arts center

November 14th, 2014 1:18 pm by Nathan Baker

Proposed changes to East Tennessee State University's directing document reveal the possible locations for some high-profile facilities on the Johnson City campus.

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Kevin Huffman resigns as state Education Commissioner

Kevin Huffman resigns as state Education Commissioner

November 13th, 2014 4:19 pm by Dave Boucher and Joey Garrison, Tennessean

Polarizing state education chief Kevin Huffman is leaving his position for the private sector, according to a news release from the office of Gov. Bill Haslam.

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State's Common Core course change leads to uncertainty

State's Common Core course change leads to uncertainty

November 12th, 2014 9:25 pm by Nathan Baker

Not knowing how a recent swing in public and political opinion might affect the set of educational benchmarks which schools in the state have been implementing for more than four years members of the Johnson City Board of Education last week left the ta

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Jonesborough looks past suers to focus on sewers

Jonesborough looks past suers to focus on sewers

November 12th, 2014 11:28 am by Max Hrenda

During Monday night's meeting of the town's Board of Mayor and Aldermen, Mayor Kelly Wolfe said plans were in discussion for attaching David Crockett High School to Jonesborough's repurposed sewer system.

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Tennessee free tuition not for undocumented students

Tennessee free tuition not for undocumented students

November 11th, 2014 7:24 am by Associated Press

Tennessee has about 6,000 high school students who are undocumented.

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