Fulton County Schools http://wkms.org en Kentucky Releases Top, Bottom Performing Schools in Area http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-releases-top-bottom-performing-schools-area <p></p><p>The Kentucky Education Department released report cards for all school districts in the commonwealth today, but none of the western Kentucky systems qualified for the highest honor called District of Distinction.</p><p>The District of Distinction should not be confused with distinguished school districts. Our listening area had seven distinguished school systems: Murray Independent, Marshall County, Lyon County, Calloway County, McCracken County, Daviess County and Logan County. Fri, 27 Sep 2013 15:14:41 +0000 Whitney Jones 35247 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Releases Top, Bottom Performing Schools in Area Cleanup Project Donates Used Computers to Fulton Technical School http://wkms.org/post/cleanup-project-donates-used-computers-fulton-technical-school <p></p><p>One of the agencies contracted to clean up the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant is donating used computer equipment to a local technical school.</p><p>DUF6, a uranium cleanup project of Babcock and Wilcox Conversion Services, transferred 223 computers and printers to the Fulton County Area Technical Center in Hickman late last month.</p><p>Principal Tom Pyron said the center, which provides technology and trade education for area high school students, was under budget pressure that the donation relieves.</p> Mon, 13 May 2013 17:56:00 +0000 Austin Ramsey 31625 at http://wkms.org Cleanup Project Donates Used Computers to Fulton Technical School New Kentucky Standards Reflect Change in Teaching Focus http://wkms.org/post/new-kentucky-standards-reflect-change-teaching-focus <p></p><p><em>This year Kentucky public school students took tests using the state’s new accountability measure for the first time. “College and Career Readiness” are the keywords tied to education reforms brought about by 2009 legislation. The focus is making the students successful, no matter their path in life. In the 2011-2012 school year, students got the first round of tougher math and reading programs, and test scores released in November show how well they did. While school districts’ scores varied, all have benefited from higher standards. &nbsp; </em></p><p> Sun, 30 Dec 2012 16:00:00 +0000 Angela Hatton 26201 at http://wkms.org New Kentucky Standards Reflect Change in Teaching Focus