Education

Education
8:00 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Murray State President To Seek 3% Tuition Increase

Credit ASSE Murray State University Student Section, Facebook

Full-time Murray State students will see a 3 percent tuition hike next semester if a proposal by President Bob Davies passes the Board of Regents.

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Education
1:44 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

School Closings and Delays: Thursday, Feb 26

Credit Matt Markgraf/WKMS

We'll keep this post updated as we learn of weather-related school and other closings for Thursday, Feb 26.

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Closings
1:59 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

School Closings and Delays: Wednesday, Feb 25

Credit Liz West (calliope) / Flickr (Creative Commons License)

We'll keep this post updated as we learn of weather-related school and other closings for Wednesday, Feb 25.

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Education
1:15 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

The Great U.S. History Battle

American boys re-enact George Washington's crossing of the Delaware River in 1776.
Jack Fletcher National Geographic

Originally published on Tue February 24, 2015 2:04 pm

William Faulkner wrote, "The past is never dead. It's not even past." And that's never more true than when people start arguing over how American history should be taught in school.

The current fight involves the Advanced Placement U.S. history exam. Nearly half a million high school students took the test last year, hoping to earn college credit.

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Closings
1:42 pm
Mon February 23, 2015

School Closings and Delays: Tuesday, Feb 24

Credit Angela Hatton

We'll keep this post updated as we learn of weather-related school and other closings for Tuesday, Feb 24.

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Education
12:30 pm
Mon February 23, 2015

Todd County Schools Continue Lessons During Snow Days

Credit Todd County Schools / Facebook

Though Todd County schools remain closed until Wednesday, students are still getting in their daily lessons. Their district was one of 13 the Kentucky Department of Education approved last fall to count up to 10 non-traditional instruction days so they don’t have to make up snow days later on.  

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Education
6:45 am
Mon February 23, 2015

No Decision Yet on Fate of Farley Elementary Property

Credit Facebook

At a McCracken County Board of Education meeting last week, members deliberated without making a decision on whether to sell or lease the Farley Elementary School building after it closes later this year.

McCracken County Schools spokeswoman Jayme Jones said there was much deliberation during the closed door meeting last Thursday.

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Closings
3:51 pm
Sun February 22, 2015

School and University Closings: Monday, Feb 23

Credit Rob Canning, WKMS

We'll keep this post updated as we learn of closures and delays for Monday, February 23.

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Closings
11:14 am
Thu February 19, 2015

School and University Closings: Friday, Feb 20 (Murray State University Closed)

Credit Rob Canning, WKMS

We'll keep this post updated as we learn of weather-related school and other closings for Friday, Feb 20.

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Education
12:21 pm
Wed February 18, 2015

Murray State Prepares Backup Generators for Possible TVA Shutoff

Credit Matt Markgraf, WKMS

With what could become record cold weather on the way, Murray State University plans to avert potential power outages with its generator system.

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