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ETSU splitting Communication Dept. in hopes of regaining accreditation

ETSU splitting Communication Dept. in hopes of regaining accreditation

June 11th, 2014 8:32 am by Nathan Baker

As of July 1, the new entities will be the Department of Mass Communication and the Department of Communication and Performance.

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Judge strikes down California teacher tenure

Judge strikes down California teacher tenure

June 10th, 2014 9:30 pm by LINDA DEUTSCH, AP Special Correspondent

A judge struck down tenure and other job protections for California's public school teachers as unconstitutional Tuesday, saying such laws harm students - especially poor and minority ones - by saddling them with bad teachers who are almost impossible to

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Update: Slain Oregon student identified

Update: Slain Oregon student identified

June 10th, 2014 3:11 pm by NIGEL DUARA and JONATHAN COOPER, Associated Press

Students were eventually led from the school with hands on their heads. Parents and students were reunited in a supermarket parking lot.

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Milligan College announces local students on dean's list

Milligan College announces local students on dean's list

June 10th, 2014 11:55 am by Contributed - Milligan College

More than 100 local students at Milligan College have been named to the academic dean's list in recognition of their academic excellence for the spring 2014 semester.

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New $16M middle school for Carter Co.? Leaders make pitch to Budget Committee

New $16M middle school for Carter Co.? Leaders make pitch to Budget Committee

June 10th, 2014 10:21 am by John Thompson

The proposed facility would be built adjacent to the Watauga Industrial Park in Stoney Creek.

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School board, director at odds over incident at Jonesborough Elementary

School board, director at odds over incident at Jonesborough Elementary

June 6th, 2014 9:33 am by Nathan Baker

A tense meeting Thursday night of the Washington County Board of Education revealed a divide between some of its members and Director of Schools Ron Dykes, allegations of misconduct against district staff and the threat of legal action.

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Milligan students voice concern over The Tennessee Promise'

Milligan students voice concern over The Tennessee Promise'

June 5th, 2014 4:37 pm by Contributed to the Press

Trio met with Speaker of the House Beth Harwell, Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey and 17 other representatives, senators, congressional leaders and policy analysts.

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Boone student wins Congressional Art Competition two years in a row

Boone student wins Congressional Art Competition two years in a row

June 5th, 2014 2:50 pm by Contributed to the Press

In addition to it being the second consecutive win for Beth Stephens, this marks the third consecutive first-place winner to come from DBHS.

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Crockett NJROTC Rifle Team takes team, individual wins in championship

Crockett NJROTC Rifle Team takes team, individual wins in championship

June 5th, 2014 10:59 am by Staff Report

The Pioneer team competed against 23 of the best teams in the state.

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Fall Branch students earn bench, birdhouse through recycling contest

Fall Branch students earn bench, birdhouse through recycling contest

June 5th, 2014 10:23 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Out of 424 schools nationwide that took part in Trex's Bags to Benches contest, Fall Branch School was one of only four in Tennessee to meet the goal of collecting 10,000 recycled bags to win the bench.

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