Education

need.org

An online analysis site recently released high rankings for local school districts.

J. Tyler Franklin

Gov. Matt Bevin has selected 10 people to serve on the newly-reconstructed University of Louisville board of trustees.

Sandefur Training Center, via WKYU-FM

A training center for adults with disabilities in Owensboro is consolidating services at its Henderson location in February. The Sandefur Training Center has been a workshop where adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities work on a variety of basic production projects for local companies.

U of L Probation Due To Bevin’s Actions, Agency Says

Jan 12, 2017
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The accrediting agency that put the University of Louisville on probation explained its decision in a letter Wednesday, saying actions by Gov. Matt Bevin to dissolve U of L’s previous board of trustees and replace it with new members of his choosing violated its standards of independence.

Summit Christian University Facebook

A new, private Christian university in far western Kentucky opens its doors for classes this month. Summit Christian University in Graves County is now accepting students for the spring semester beginning January 30.

UT Martin Media Relations

UT Martin’s newly appointed chancellor, Dr. Keith Carver is canvassing the region as part of the “Cruisin’ With Carver” tour, which will conclude at the end of February.

WKU

The search for Western Kentucky University's next president is narrowing with the current number of candidates under consideration dropping to four. 

J. Tyler Franklin

With the University of Louisville’s accreditation in the balance, the state legislature voted on Saturday to abolish the school’s board of trustees and create a new, smaller board, much like Gov. Matt Bevin tried to do last summer.

School Closings & Delays - January 6, 2017

Jan 5, 2017
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Here is a list of school closings and delays for Friday, January 6, 2017. We'll keep this list updated and will have further updates in the morning.

prichardcommittee.org

Kentucky’s Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence is calling for General Assembly action in 2017 on goals for a new school accountability system.

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