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UT removing references to gender-neutral pronouns from site

UT removing references to gender-neutral pronouns from site

September 5th, 2015 4:50 pm by Associated Press

University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro sent a message to university trustees on Friday saying references to gender-neutral pronouns will be removed from the school's Office for Diversity and Inclusion website.

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Northeast State partners with A-B Tech on NSF grant

Northeast State partners with A-B Tech on NSF grant

September 5th, 2015 12:00 am by Community contributor

Northeast State envisions the $58,493 grant will serve more than 500 undergraduate students, pre-college students, college faculty, and high school educators over a three-year period.

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D-B students to begin receiving laptops Sept. 14

D-B students to begin receiving laptops Sept. 14

September 4th, 2015 11:50 pm by Rick Wagner

The cost for damaging the computers could be up to $605 for complete replacement, and students are being asked to pay a one-time $50 technology fee to maintain the machines their entire high school career.

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Tennessee Secretary of State distributes grant checks to local libraries

Tennessee Secretary of State distributes grant checks to local libraries

September 4th, 2015 4:30 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Tennessee State Library and Archives technology grants, which include both state and federal funding, are to upgrade computer hardware and software.

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Carson-Newman has new app for campus safety

Carson-Newman has new app for campus safety

September 4th, 2015 12:30 pm by Ciommunity contributor

The LiveSafe app will allow for a faster response and two-way communication if an emergency were to arise. It will replace the E2 Campus Alert system.

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BOE gets first look at plan for $2.5 million Surgoinsville Elementary expansion

BOE gets first look at plan for $2.5 million Surgoinsville Elementary expansion - VIDEO

September 4th, 2015 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

The preliminary plan for the $2.5 million, six classroom addition project proposed for Surgoinsville Elementary School was revealed Thursday to the Hawkins County Board of Education.

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Early school start? Kingsport school officials ponder Aug. 1 beginning to 2016-17 school year

Early school start? Kingsport school officials ponder Aug. 1 beginning to 2016-17 school year - VIDEO

September 3rd, 2015 11:00 pm by Rick Wagner

City school board members, bracing for an expected backlash from a potential 2016-17 school calendar with the first day of school the start of August, decided during a meeting Thursday night to survey parents on the calendar before making any decisions.

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Thirty years and counting: St. Dominic Catholic School honors Carolyn Henry for her work at the private school

Thirty years and counting: St. Dominic Catholic School honors Carolyn Henry for her work at the private school

September 3rd, 2015 12:30 pm by Community Contributor Tucker Davis

"We say she has 1,000 grandchildren because of the way she treats all of our children now and over the years. She has led several of her relatives to join us in other capacities at the school," school principal Tucker Davis said.

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Northeast State receives grant for Nursing Center coordinator

Northeast State receives grant for Nursing Center coordinator

September 3rd, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

The coordinator will be responsible for expanding learning opportunities and improving services offered by the Nursing division's NURS (Nurses Utilizing Resources for Success) Center.

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Governor talks about Tennessee Reconnect program

Governor talks about Tennessee Reconnect program

September 2nd, 2015 8:00 pm by Contributed

The program gets students who didn't finish a college path back in post-secondary education.

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