department of health and human services http://wkms.org en Fort Knox Not Being Considered to House Child Refugees http://wkms.org/post/fort-knox-not-being-considered-house-child-refugees <p>Fort Knox will not receive child immigrants, despite being mentioned by lawmakers, including Kentucky Senator Rand Paul. Kentucky 3<sup>rd</sup> District Representative John Yarmuth issued a statement Monday stating the Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed it is not considering Fort Knox for housing of children fleeing violence south of the border. The Depart of Defense had submitted Fort Knox as a site large enough to house the immigrants, but HHS has final say.</p><p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:01:00 +0000 Troy Taylor 42283 at http://wkms.org Fort Knox Not Being Considered to House Child Refugees Kentucky Gets $44 Million For Early Childhood Education http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-gets-44-million-early-childhood-education <p>Kentucky officials say they want to make the state's voluntary rating system for childcare facilities mandatory and they will have help in the amount of $44 million to do it.</p><p>That’s the amount of money Kentucky won as part of the federal government’s Race to the Top grant competition for early childhood education. It's the third round of such funding provided by the the U.S. Department of Education with help from the Department of Health and Human Services.</p><p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 18:01:30 +0000 Devin Katayama (KPR) 37477 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Gets $44 Million For Early Childhood Education