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Carter school board deflects middle school criticism

Carter school board deflects middle school criticism

August 1st, 2014 9:23 pm by John Thompson

Carter County School Board Chairman Ron McAmis, board members Craig Davis and Rusty Barnett and Director of Schools Kevin Ward responded Friday to comments made in Thursday's County Commission meeting, saying the plans to build a new middle school in Ston

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ETSU, VA to conduct emergency drill, but without sirens

ETSU, VA to conduct emergency drill, but without sirens

July 31st, 2014 1:20 pm by Contributed - ETSU

The exercise will take place Tuesday at the VA

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Systems pleased with TCAP scores

Systems pleased with TCAP scores

July 30th, 2014 8:50 pm by Tony Casey

As more details become available from this past school year's Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program testing results, school systems across the state will analyze and interpret their scores and how they will move forward.

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TCAT graduates

TCAT graduates

July 30th, 2014 3:56 pm by Contributed

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Elizabethton begins its 50th year of operation on Sept. 2.

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TCAT $16M project completed in Elizabethton

TCAT $16M project completed in Elizabethton

July 30th, 2014 3:53 pm by Staff Report

The 50th anniversary of the college will be celebrated in 2015.

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TCAP results: Tennessee students in grades 3-8 struggle in reading

TCAP results: Tennessee students in grades 3-8 struggle in reading

July 30th, 2014 2:10 pm by Associated Press

The state released results from the 2014 Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program on Wednesday.

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Where did summer go? School starts next week

Where did summer go? School starts next week

July 30th, 2014 9:47 am by Elizabeth Saulsbury

The school year will begin with a half day on Monday in Johnson City.

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ETSU Center hopes to clarify Appalachian misconceptions

ETSU Center hopes to clarify Appalachian misconceptions

July 26th, 2014 10:04 pm by Elizabeth Saulsbury

In news, television, movies and popular culture, Appalachia is often depicted as drug-addicted, dirty, uneducated and impoverished. But the Center for Appalachian Studies and Services and The Appalachian Project are on a mission to change that.

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Huffman weighed shutting down embattled Tennessee Virtual Academy

Huffman weighed shutting down embattled Tennessee Virtual Academy

July 26th, 2014 4:44 pm by Joey Garrison, The Tennessean

In a standoff over a struggling statewide cyber school, Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman says he weighed pulling the plug altogether.

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Core concerns: Legislators, educators gather as Haslam meets with county school staff

Core concerns: Legislators, educators gather as Haslam meets with county school staff

July 25th, 2014 11:21 pm by Nathan Baker

Trust, and the lack thereof, was the topic of concern Friday afternoon among a group of teachers, legislators and a school board member gathered outside the Washington County School District central office before Gov. Bill Haslam and Education Commissione

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