jim decesare http://wkms.org en House to Vote on Legislation to Cut Academic Days for Snow-Impacted Schools http://wkms.org/post/house-vote-legislation-cut-academic-days-snow-impacted-schools <p>The full House will vote on legislation to allow local school districts to shorten their instructional calendar by up to ten days.&nbsp;</p><p>The measure is being promoted as a way for schools to deal with a higher-than-normal number of snow days.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:31:32 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 39182 at http://wkms.org House to Vote on Legislation to Cut Academic Days for Snow-Impacted Schools Ky. House Backs Funding for Child Care Rating Expansion http://wkms.org/post/ky-house-backs-funding-child-care-rating-expansion <p>The Kentucky House is backing a significant expansion of the early child care provider rating system. &nbsp; It will mean hundreds more child care centers will be able to tap into the “Star Rating” program offered by the state. &nbsp;The expansion will necessitate training paid for by federal dollars through the “Race to the Top” grant program.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 21:47:53 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 38703 at http://wkms.org Ky. House Backs Funding for Child Care Rating Expansion Amish Buggy Bill Could Soon Be Law http://wkms.org/post/amish-buggy-bill-could-soon-be-law <p>A bill allowing Amish buggy drivers in Kentucky to use reflective tape instead of a state-mandated orange triangle is only a few steps away from becoming law.</p> Tue, 21 Feb 2012 12:51:58 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 16993 at http://wkms.org Amish Buggy Bill Could Soon Be Law