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University of Tennessee researchers find active video games and outside play produce similar levels of physical activity

University of Tennessee researchers find active video games and outside play produce similar levels of physical activity

June 14th, 2015 9:13 pm by David Floyd

Researchers at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville have completed an experiment challenging the notion that active video games aren't as active as playing outdoors.

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Carter County schools consider visitor management system

Carter County schools consider visitor management system

June 12th, 2015 9:55 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County School Board heard details of a web-based visitor management system that could be made available to all the schools at no cost to the system.

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City schools planning two day celebration for new stadium

City schools planning two day celebration for new stadium

June 12th, 2015 9:53 pm by John Thompson

With the time left to kickoff of the 2015 football season counting down to 73 days, the Elizabethton City School Board was told Thursday night that work on the new football stadium is still on schedule to have it ready for the start of the season.

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ETSU names Quillen Scholarship graduate student recipients

ETSU names Quillen Scholarship graduate student recipients

June 12th, 2015 3:36 pm by Contributed to the Press

The $4,000 scholarships were created through a bequest to ETSU by the late James H. Quillen, who represented Tennessee's First Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives for 34 years.

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State's quick scores issue disappoints local school administrators

State's quick scores issue disappoints local school administrators

June 11th, 2015 8:53 am by Tony Casey

Quick scores, or the raw Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program numbers teachers put into report cards at the end of the school year to help determine a student's proficiency in a given subject, weren't what they used to be this year.

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Teacher retirement part of county's budget plan

Teacher retirement part of county's budget plan

June 11th, 2015 8:49 am by Gary B. Gray

Washington County School District's certified teachers with from 25 to 30 years experience might want to start getting in line if they want an early retirement incentive check on July 1, the first day of the 2016 fiscal year.

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Jonesborough K-8 plan entices with tax revenue

Jonesborough K-8 plan entices with tax revenue

June 9th, 2015 10:04 pm by Gary B. Gray

Jonesborough leaders want to build a new K-8 school on the 80-acre Pridgen Farm adjacent to the town's city limits off Tenn. Highway 354.

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Business's donation crowns new facility: Topper Nation Center for Excellence by Blue Lizard

Business's donation crowns new facility: Topper Nation Center for Excellence by Blue Lizard

June 8th, 2015 9:55 pm by Gary B. Gray

Science Hill High School's new $2 million field house now has a name: Topper Nation Center for Excellence by Blue Lizard.

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ETSU tuition and fees will increase if approved by TBR

ETSU tuition and fees will increase if approved by TBR

June 6th, 2015 10:20 pm by Dylan Chesser

A tuition increase East Tennessee State University recommended to the Tennessee Board of Regents could cost full-time students about $194 more next year.

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Jonesborough starting push for new school

Jonesborough starting push for new school

June 6th, 2015 10:17 pm by Nathan Baker

A push by Jonesborough's governing body to build a new K-8 school in conjunction with a facility planned for the Boones Creek zone instead of after will take the first step next week on the long road to funding approval by the full Washington County Commi

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