Kentucky Department of Education http://wkms.org en Kentucky Budget Facing $3.6 Billion Spending Gap http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-budget-facing-36-billion-spending-gap <p>As lawmakers kick off the inaugural day of the 2014 General Assembly, the scope of the state's dire budgetary situation is coming into focus: Legislators will have to find a way to come up with $3.6 billion to fully fund budget requests from state agencies. Tue, 07 Jan 2014 21:34:07 +0000 Jonathan Meador 37865 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Budget Facing $3.6 Billion Spending Gap Agencies Speak Out Against Restraint, Seclusion of School Children http://wkms.org/post/agencies-speak-out-against-restraint-seclusion-school-children <p> <span style="font-size:12.0pt">The Kentucky Division of Protection &amp; Advocacy and the Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities have released a booklet highlighting the potentially dangerous and harmful effects of restraining and secluding school children. Director Marsha Hockensmith says Kentucky Protection &amp; Advocacy has received more than 100 complaints over the past five years of public schools immobilizing students or confining them to a closed room.</span> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Brenna Angel (KPR) 23779 at http://wkms.org Agencies Speak Out Against Restraint, Seclusion of School Children