Eastern Kentucky University will apply with the state of Kentucky to make its Model Lab School a new charter school. EKU’s Board of Regents also took action Wednesday to freeze the university’s tuition for a year.
A Lexington lawmaker said published reports of a settlement by Republican House Speaker Jeff Hoover over sexual harassment allegations reflects a legislative culture that doesn’t fully understand the economic power and weight of women.
Kentucky’s Council on Postsecondary Education is expected to vote Friday on recommended funding to support higher education institutions over the next two years. That biennial request will go to the governor, legislative leaders, and the state budget office.