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Hillsboro principal reassigned to future middle school; Fairview Elementary assistant promoted

Hillsboro principal reassigned to future middle school; Fairview Elementary assistant promoted
By WCS InFocus Hillsboro School Principal Dr. Alicia Justice has been selected to open the new middle school on Henpeck Lane that is scheduled to open in August of 2020, and Fairview Elementary Assistant Principal Dr. Tracy Bullard has been promoted to Fairview Elementary principal. Interim Superintendent Jason Golden made the announcements on Wednesday. Bullard ...
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Researchers, educators to share latest research, best practices regarding learning disabilities

Researchers, educators to share latest research, best practices regarding learning disabilities
CURREY INGRAM ACADEMY Approximately one in five students has a learning disability, such as dyslexia or ADHD, according to current research, and providing effective teaching and support strategies are critical for student success. Russell Barkley, Ph.D., the leading authority on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or ADD) in children and adults, is the keynote s...
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State Board of Regents to consider tech school, community college tuition increase recommendations

State Board of Regents to consider tech school, community college tuition increase recommendations
TENNESSEE BOARD OF REGENTS The Tennessee Board of Regents will consider combined tuition and fee increases at the state’s community and technical colleges averaging 2.45 percent at its June 21 quarterly meeting, under recommendations approved on June 4 by the board’s Finance and Business Operations Committee. The committee’s recommendations would raise tuition by $102 and...
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Golden answers another round of parents’ questions during WCS ‘let’s meet’ session

Golden answers another round of parents’ questions during WCS ‘let’s meet’ session
PHOTO: WCS interim Superintendent Jason Golden speaks with Dee Sinard (left) and Judy Solan after Tuesday’s “let’s meet” session at the district office. // Photo by John McBryde By JOHN McBRYDE At one point during the most recent “let’s meet” session between Williamson County Schools interim Superintendent Jason Golden and the community, Board of Ed...
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Three students pioneer Columbia State’s new anesthesia technology program

Three students pioneer Columbia State’s new anesthesia technology program
ABOVE: From left are Amanda Judice (Spring Hill); Sue Christian, program director and instructor of anesthesia technology; Darbee Hollis (Cypress Inn); Jessica Krizman (Franklin); and Dr. Kae Fleming, Columbia State dean of the Health Sciences Division. // SUBMITTED   COLUMBIA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Columbia State Community College recently honored the three inaugura...
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FRA alum, LSU basketball coach Will Wade finally speaks about suspension

FRA alum, LSU basketball coach Will Wade finally speaks about suspension
By David Boclair  NashvillePost.com Franklin Road Academy alum and LSU basketball coach Will Wade admitted he made mistakes. He did not, however, acknowledge any wrongdoing in relation to NCAA recruiting rules as alleged in sworn testimony earlier this year in the FBI’s expansive case against corruption in college basketball recruiting. It was those allegations, beginning...
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MTSU now accepting public comment on plan to raise tuition and fees

MTSU now accepting public comment on plan to raise tuition and fees
MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY The Middle Tennessee State University Board of Trustees will consider a proposal to increase undergraduate in-state tuition and mandatory fees at its June 18 meeting. Undergraduate in-state tuition would go from $3,690 to $3,777, a 2.35% increase. Mandatory fees would go from $913 to $935, a 2.41% increase. According to information ...
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Columbia State announces Spring Hill, Thompson’s Station graduates

Columbia State announces Spring Hill, Thompson’s Station graduates
Columbia State Community College last week announced the spring 2019 graduates. In total, 490 students graduated from Columbia State May 4, with 344 degree and certificate candidates recognized during the fall commencement ceremony. Marygayle Alley of Spring Hill graduated with an Associate of Science degree in University Parallel . Dazarius Andrews of Spring Hill graduate...
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Battle Ground Academy’s 130th graduating class offered $10.3 million in scholarships

Battle Ground Academy’s 130th graduating class offered $10.3 million in scholarships
BATTLE GROUND ACADEMY Battle Ground Academy held its graduation on Sunday, May 19, celebrating the matriculation of 93 students. Christina Conrady, who will attend Washington University in St. Louis, and Jenna Diab, who will attend Rice University, were the Valedictorian and Salutatorian respectively. “The class 2019 has been incredibly successful here at BGA. Having been...
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Loudon promoted to principal at Thompson’s Station Middle School

Loudon promoted to principal at Thompson’s Station Middle School
New principal at Thompson’s Station Middle Williamson County Schools interim Superintendent Jason Golden has announced that Thompson’s Station Middle School assistant Principal Jason Loudon will take over as principal, effective July 1, replacing Paula Waits, who is relocating out of state. “Jason helped create the vision for Thompson’s Station Middle, and he has a complet...
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