class http://wkms.org en Graves High School Class Visits Eggners Ferry Bridge http://wkms.org/post/graves-high-school-class-visits-eggners-ferry-bridge <p>A group of about 20 Graves County High School math and engineering students visited the Eddyville Riverport site where Hall Contracting is constructing a new span for the US 68/KY 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 1 Chief Engineer Jim LeFevre explained the process and answered questions concerning the construction process, load calculations, and computer designs. Hall Contracting has a $7 million contract to replace the missing span and get it open to traffic by Memorial Day weekend before a $50,000 per day penalty becomes enforced.</p> Thu, 03 May 2012 20:15:09 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 17847 at http://wkms.org Graves High School Class Visits Eggners Ferry Bridge Tennessee Educators Balk at Haslam Class Size Proposal http://wkms.org/post/tennessee-educators-balk-haslam-class-size-proposal <p>Governor Bill Haslam&#39;s plan to lift a cap on class size averages is meeting resistance from educators, but the Republican calls the proposal a key element of his effort to allow school districts to raise teacher pay.&nbsp; Haslam told reporters after a visit to a Maury County middle school this week that Tennessee is alone in setting both maximum total and average class sizes.&nbsp; Removing the average size requirement would allow schools to have larger classes, meaning the total number of teachers could drop.&nbsp; Haslam stressed that the maximum class size limits would remain in pla Thu, 09 Feb 2012 21:08:47 +0000 Gary Pitts 16859 at http://wkms.org