Johnson City Press Friday, November 28, 2014
Education
Classes intended to inform parents about special ed rights, support

Classes intended to inform parents about special ed rights, support

October 8th, 2014 11:56 am by Tony Casey

The class is titled "Basic Rights - A Parent's Introduction to Special Education Workshop" and is free to all parents and available to professionals who want to make a donation.

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ETSU designated as Olympic Training Site for bobsled and skeleton teams

ETSU designated as Olympic Training Site for bobsled and skeleton teams

October 8th, 2014 11:29 am by Contributed - ETSU

The partnership was announced during a news conference Wednesday morning.

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ETSU Student Senate denies Sex Week funding

ETSU Student Senate denies Sex Week funding

October 7th, 2014 6:18 pm by Nathan Baker

Citing fears of controversy and a perceived danger to the student body funding process, the East Tennessee State University Student Senate voted not to fund Sex Week activities at the Johnson City campus.

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Ridgeview School hits a homerun with New York Times bestselling author visit

Ridgeview School hits a homerun with New York Times bestselling author visit

October 6th, 2014 8:58 am by Contributed

New York Times bestselling author, Gordon Korman visited Ridgeview School for a day and a half long celebration of reading and literacy on September 23, 2014.

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Sullivan County board member wants 'just cause' added to policy

Sullivan County board member wants 'just cause' added to policy

October 5th, 2014 9:49 pm by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

Sullivan County's newest school board member wants to make more than the changes to a teacher employment policy required to reflect a change in Tennessee law.

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Lady Bucs bring lessons of leadership, responsibility to city school

Lady Bucs bring lessons of leadership, responsibility to city school

October 3rd, 2014 10:49 pm by Tony Casey

Indian Trail Intermediate School's health teacher David Nutter wants student athletes from East Tennessee State University to feel right at home within the school's walls.

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E-cigarettes up in smoke at county schools

E-cigarettes up in smoke at county schools

October 3rd, 2014 8:30 pm by Nathan Baker

Despite the feigned chagrin of a Washington County Board of Education member whose primary vocation is farming tobacco, the district's tobacco-free schools policy was updated Thursday to meet the latest advances in nicotine delivery.

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Bully? Gate City, Va., high school students file lawsuit against assistant principal

Bully? Gate City, Va., high school students file lawsuit against assistant principal

October 3rd, 2014 1:38 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

The students are seeking a combined $98,000 in damages.

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East Tennessee professors to spend 73 days in undersea lab

East Tennessee professors to spend 73 days in undersea lab

October 3rd, 2014 11:44 am by Associated Press

Two professors at an East Tennessee community college plan to spend 73 days in an underwater laboratory in a unique educational endeavor that will also attempt to break a world record.

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County teacher, union rep advocates open communication

County teacher, union rep advocates open communication

October 3rd, 2014 10:00 am by Nathan Baker

A Washington County teacher visited the district's board of education Thursday to stress the need for openness between administrators and teachers.

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