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Student injured when car hits school bus in S.W. Virginia

Student injured when car hits school bus in S.W. Virginia

February 25th, 2014 5:50 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

The incident occurred at 3:43 p.m. on state Route 58, approximately two miles east of its intersection with U.S. Route 23.

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Sheriff's office says Unicoi County High School teacher subject of probe; school leader still mum

Sheriff's office says Unicoi County High School teacher subject of probe; school leader still mum

February 25th, 2014 5:24 pm by Brad Hicks

"Realistically it will be the end of this week or first of next week before I will have all information to release in reference to the teacher suspension" - Director of Schools Denise Brown.

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Johnson City names 2014 Teachers of the Year

Johnson City names 2014 Teachers of the Year

February 25th, 2014 11:26 am by Contributed

A committee of principals, central office administrators, and former district winners chose this year's recipients who will advance to regional competition for Tennessee's Teacher of the Year to be announced in October.

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Your Turn: Should schools be barred from advertising sugary drinks?

Your Turn: Should schools be barred from advertising sugary drinks?

February 25th, 2014 10:47 am by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Moving beyond the lunch line, new rules that will be proposed today by the White House and the Agriculture Department would limit marketing of unhealthy foods in schools.

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Cameras-in-classrooms draws concerns from teachers, parents

Cameras-in-classrooms draws concerns from teachers, parents

February 24th, 2014 9:58 pm by Nathan Baker

A new video teacher evaluation process in Washington County Schools has been temporarily suspended while the state reviews the practice, but teachers and parents are asking why they weren't notified of the program in the first place.

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Unicoi teacher suspended as part of probe

Unicoi teacher suspended as part of probe

February 24th, 2014 9:10 pm by Staff Reports

A Unicoi County teacher has been suspended without pay pending an ongoing investigation, Director of Schools Denise Brown said Monday.

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Update: Kingsport's Dobyns-Bennett out of lockdown, single bullet found

Update: Kingsport's Dobyns-Bennett out of lockdown, single bullet found

February 24th, 2014 4:10 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A student gave the bullet to a teacher who passed it along to the administration.

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ETSU parking garage still not ready, officials say soon

ETSU parking garage still not ready, officials say soon

February 24th, 2014 11:03 am by Nathan Baker

The long-overdue parking garage on the campus of East Tennessee State University will likely miss another deadline, but school officials say it will soon be open for students' vehicles.

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Johnson City School's International Festival representative of 31 countries

Johnson City School's International Festival representative of 31 countries

February 22nd, 2014 9:08 pm by Tony Casey

The Gardbring family, all five of them, were born and raised in Sweden before moving to East Tennessee just a few years ago. They represent just a small portion of the diversity at Lake Ridge Elementary School in Boones Creek, where, as Principal John Phi

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Violin star gets students ready for Saturday night concert

Violin star gets students ready for Saturday night concert

February 21st, 2014 10:03 pm by Tony Casey

Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Journey, Emerson, Lake and Palmer, Bach and Vivaldi - these are the names of selections chosen by Johnson City Schools music director Susan Lambert and founding member of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Mark Wood, who will be lead

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