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ETSU’s Roan Scholars program reaches record number

ETSU’s Roan Scholars program reaches record number

February 4th, 2014 9:10 am by Nathan Baker

Seven students from counties surrounding ETSU, including three from Western North Carolina, will receive funding for tuition, living expenses and books through the 2018 academic year.

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City school board worried about cost of ETSU's sports plans

City school board worried about cost of ETSU's sports plans

February 4th, 2014 9:07 am by Nathan Baker

East Tennessee State University is clearly interested in hosting its athletic teams at Johnson City Schools’ sports facilities next year, but school board members are still looking to get contracts in place to keep the district from footing the bill.

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Hill vows to keep pushing teacher bill forward

Hill vows to keep pushing teacher bill forward

February 3rd, 2014 9:26 pm by Nathan Baker

A local legislator’s bill to prohibit the Tennessee Board of Education from basing the granting and renewal of teacher licenses partially on students’ standardized test scores will continue on in the General Assembly despite the board’s recent reversal of

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Vandals hit buses in Elizabethton

Vandals hit buses in Elizabethton

February 3rd, 2014 9:15 pm by John Thompson

Vandals put the Elizabethton City School System out of the transportation business Monday, but thanks to the generosity of four surrounding school districts, Elizabethton students who ride buses will be picked up around their normal time this morning.

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Willing to say 'Yes': Women's Hall of Fame honors ETSU vice president

Willing to say 'Yes': Women's Hall of Fame honors ETSU vice president

February 3rd, 2014 2:09 pm by LEIGH ANN LAUBE, NET News Service

Dr. Wilsie Bishop has never been one to shy away from a challenge.

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Elizabethton school bus fleet halted by vandals

Elizabethton school bus fleet halted by vandals

February 3rd, 2014 9:10 am by John Thompson

Schools remained on regular schedule. Principals were instructed to note absentees among bus riders.

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Hill’s bill seeks teacher license policy reversal

Hill’s bill seeks teacher license policy reversal

January 31st, 2014 8:48 am by Nathan Baker

Teachers believe a bill filed Thursday by state Rep. Matthew Hill seeking to reverse a recent State Board of Education policy change will be passed easily by the legislature.

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Schools announce Wednesday closings

Schools announce Wednesday closings

January 28th, 2014 5:08 pm by Staff Report

Some area schools are already announcing closures for Wednesday, Jan. 29, ahead of expected snowy conditions and sub-freezing temperatures.

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Update: ETSU closed at noon, night classes canceled

Update: ETSU closed at noon, night classes canceled

January 28th, 2014 7:09 am by Staff Report

East Tennessee State University administrators announced just after 11 a.m. that the campus would close at noon because of inclement weather.

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Opposing sides on school vouchers in Tennessee speak out

Opposing sides on school vouchers in Tennessee speak out

January 27th, 2014 2:23 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

The debate over a school voucher program in Tennessee is heating up with groups for and against speaking out this week at the state Capitol complex.

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