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Lenoir City schools ready to spend more time on education, less on controversies

Hugh G. Willett
Knoxville Journal Sentinel
Knoxville, Tenn.

August 5, 2012

LENOIR CITY — As Lenoir City Schools director Wayne Miller prepares for another school year, he's planning on focusing all his energy on helping the district adjust to new, mandated standards.

Miller had to deal with more than a few distractions last school year. The district made national news more than once for controversies connected with social issues...

... The issue came to a boil early this year when Lenoir City High School student Krystal Myers was denied permission to publish in the school newspaper an essay on atheism and the influence of Christianity on students at the school. The essay was subsequently published by the News Sentinel and other news outlets across the country.

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