Education

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Murray State University's newly elected Regent Chair took to the website of her anti-bullying foundation to respond to an anonymous 'hate' letter that contains personal attacks and criticisms and suggested backlash should she seek the firing of President Bob Davies.

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A subcommittee at the University of Tennessee Knoxville has passed a proposal to hold tuition flat for the first time in 34 years.

The student comes in for a pregnancy test — the second time she's asked for one in matter of weeks.

She's 15. She lives with her boyfriend. He wants kids — he won't use protection. She loves him, she says. But she doesn't want to get pregnant. She knows how much harder it would be for her to finish high school.

At many schools, she would have gotten little more than some advice from a school nurse. But here at Anacostia High School in Washington, D.C., she gets a dose of midwife Loral Patchen.

This week saw the first public session of the school safety commission formed by President Trump after the Parkland shooting and headed by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

Alexandra Lange's interest in school design started in her childhood, when she read Little House on the Prairie, with its indelible depiction of Laura's one-room schoolhouse in Wisconsin.

Today, she's an architecture and design critic. Her new book, The Design of Childhood, considers the physical spaces where our children learn and grow: from the living room rug crowded with toys, to the streets, welcoming or dangerous, to classrooms, bright and new or dilapidated.

via Murray State University website

Outgoing Chair of Murray State University's Board of Regents Stephen Williams said the university is in "good hands" under the newly elected Board leadership. 

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The Murray State University Board of Regents approved on Friday the budget for 2018-19 fiscal year. Among other items, the board approved 2017-18 Academic Curriculum Changes and authorized moving forward with outsourcing dining services.

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'Gender identity' is now part of Murray State University's nondiscrimination statement. The Board of Regents voted on Friday to approve the change for the university to be more inclusive and to protect federal contracts. 

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A partnership between Murray State University and West Kentucky Community and Technical College is moving forward. The MSU Board of Regents approved on Friday ‘Accelerate U.’ 

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Murray State University is negotiating an agreement with an urgent care center in Murray to provide health services on campus. 

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