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3:19 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Hopkinsville Community College Names Finalists In Presidential Search

Hopkinsville Community College has narrowed the list of names of potential candidates for a new college president. 

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Education
2:34 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Army Shutters UT Martin ROTC and 12 Other Programs; Aims To Change Demographics

Credit U.S. Army Media

The Army is ending 13 officer training programs nationwide, including the ROTC program at the University of Tennessee at Martin. 

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Education
6:40 am
Mon November 4, 2013

TN Ahead In Developmental Screenings

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A recent report shows Tennessee is leading most states when it comes to screening low-income children for developmental issues.

The Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth released the report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation today.

According to the report, only four states are screening more low-income children for such issues. It says addressing problems earlier costs less and provides the opportunity to intervene before those problems escalate.

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Education
6:38 am
Mon November 4, 2013

TN Lawmakers Reviewing Textbooks This Week

Tennessee lawmakers are holding hearings this week to review the state's textbook selection process.

The Senate Education Committee and the Senate Government Operations Committee will hold the hearings jointly today and tomorrow.

Lawmakers say the hearings are intended to seek clarity regarding the structure and function of the Tennessee Textbook Commission.

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Education
10:06 am
Wed October 30, 2013

Kentucky State Police Offer Training Program For 'Live Shooter' Incidents in Schools

Originally published on Tue October 29, 2013 2:04 pm

Kentucky State Police have launched a new program to help train school officials on how to respond when gunshots are fired on campus.

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Education
6:26 am
Wed October 30, 2013

Consul-General Kato Leads Discussion at MSU

Japanese Consul-General Motohiko Kato will be leading a lecture and discussion at Murray State University today.

The Nashville based Kato will address Japan’s economic and political challenges and its strategic partnership with the United States.

The 4:30 p.m. event is in MSU's Freed Curd Auditorium and free and open to the public.

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Education
6:20 am
Wed October 30, 2013

TN Program Seeks To Create More School Principals

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is launching a new leadership program he hopes will create a pipeline of highly trained principals for schools.

The state will work with Vanderbilt University and local districts to nominate, select and train up to 30 participants a year in the program.

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Education
4:31 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Ky. Office of Education Accountability Finds Multiple Violations in McCracken County Schools

After concluding an investigation, the Kentucky General Assembly Office of Education Accountability has found McCracken County Public Schools and Superintendent Nancy Waldrop in violation of several statutes.

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Education
4:11 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

MSU Enrollment at All-Time High

For the second consecutive year, Murray State University has posted an all-time high enrollment.

A 1 percent increase on last fall’s number moves the Murray State enrollment figure up to an estimated 10,943 students.

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Education
9:06 am
Tue October 29, 2013

TN To Review Textbooks

Tennessee lawmakers are planning a hearing on the panel that vets textbooks for use in public schools.

The Senate's education and government operations committees are scheduled to hold two days of joint hearings on the Tennessee Textbook Commission beginning next Monday.

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