Johnson City Press Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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TBR: ETSU has lowest number of tenured teachers in system

TBR: ETSU has lowest number of tenured teachers in system

July 18th, 2014 10:09 pm by Nathan Baker

In the midst of a multi-year budget squeeze, East Tennessee State University's proportion of teachers granted tenure status is the lowest among four-year institutions governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents, but administrators say that's attributable t

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Apartment complexes pick up costs for Bucshot transportation to ETSU campus

Apartment complexes pick up costs for Bucshot transportation to ETSU campus

July 18th, 2014 8:34 am by Nathan Baker

The Johnson City Transit System operates five Bucshot routes when classes are in session to ferry students around campus and to some points near campus at no cost to the riders.

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Personal records of all Elizabethton students accidentally emailed to parent

Personal records of all Elizabethton students accidentally emailed to parent

July 17th, 2014 11:45 am by John Thompson

The parent was emailed a computer file that the parent discovered contained the grades, other educational records and biographical information on all students of the school system.

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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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