Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Stricter Licensing Policies Recommended For Teachers
An education advocacy group is pushing for teacher candidates to face higher academic standards before they even begin taking college classes. The move by the State Collaborative on Reforming Education comes after Tennessee education officials linked teacher effectiveness to better ACT scores. They say some colleges and universities admit that teacher education students are scoring as low as 15 on the college admissions test when a score of 21 is considered the standard of readiness for college. The recommendation was part of the group's third annual State of Education in Tennessee report which was released on Tuesday that recommends stricter licensing policies for teachers. (bg)

Thursday, November 27, 2014

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  • Greene County Man Killed in Crash with Tanker Driven by Piney Flats Man
  • Many Stores Open for Thanksgiving Shopping
  • Center of Excellence Receives $2 Million Grant from Virginia Tobacco Commission
  • Wal-Mart Shoplifter Will Spend the Holiday in Jail
  • TN Leaders Looking to Lead the Nation in Education
  • Holiday Travel Up
  • PBA Looking into Joint Venture with ETSU and Millennium Centre
  • Special Black Friday Sales Set at Virginia ABC Stores
  • City of Kingsport Adds Climbing Wall in Aquatic Center
  • Tri Cities Labor Market Continues to be Weak, says ETSU's Economic Research
  • AEP to Issue Refunds to Electric Customers in Virginia After SCC Ruling
  • Improvement on Carolina Ave., Love St. Approved by Erwin Town Council
  • Citizens Chide Bristol, Virginia City Council for Borrowing to Debt Limit
  • NC Man Set to Serve 10 years for Cocaine Trafficking
  • Bristol, TN Taking Proposals From Developers on a Redesign of An Iconic Downtown Building



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