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Education
6:47 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Graves County Schools Create New Make-Up Times

Graves County elementary schools will add time to school days starting April 7, in order to improve the district's options in finalizing the 2013-14 school calendar.

Central Elementary will begin class at 7:30 a.m. and end at 3:08 p.m.

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Education
3:35 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

McCracken County and Paducah Schools Plan to Name New Superintendents This Month

The search for two school superintendents is approaching its end after the search committees handed their recommendations over to their respective boards of education last night. 

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MSU President
6:30 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Davies Aims to Bring Transparency and Good Board Relationships to MSU

Murray State University's incoming 13th president starts his new role of leadership July 14th. Earlier this month, Bob Davies was received with a unanimous vote from the MSU board of regents. 

In a phone interview with WKMS’ Kate Lochte, Davies talks about how his discussions with the board during the interview process provided him with insight of the qualities they were looking for in the next president.

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Education
2:40 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Christian County Schools Moving to Correct Discipline Discrimination

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After a lengthy investigation, the Christian County Board of Education is currently taking steps to comply with recommendations to correct racial discrimination in Christian County Public Schools' discipline application.

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Education
4:14 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Irish Historian is Guest Speaker at MSU Beasley Banquet

Beasley Banquet 2013, with Marjorie Hilton, Ted Brown, Terry Strieter, Sara Fineman and Kathy Callahan.
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Murray State's Department of History hosts the The Fourth Annual Beasley Scholarship Banquet, featuring guest speaker Joe Lee, Professor of Irish Studies: Director of the Glucksman Ireland House at New York University. Proceeds benefit the T. Wayne Beasley Memorial History Scholarship. MSU History Department Faculty Member Dr. Bill Mulligan speaks with Kate Lochte about banquet on Sounds Good.

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Education
12:56 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Kentucky Community and Technical College System Takes Next Step to Finding New President

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The Kentucky Community and Technical College System Board of Regents selected the Association of Community College Trustees to help with the search for its next president during its quarterly meeting today.

Current and founding KCTCS President Michael McCall announced in November he plans to retire January 15, 2015.

The Washington, D.C.-based search firm has helped the Kentucky system find leadership for community and technical colleges in Owensboro, Henderson and Hazard.

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Higher Education
12:07 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

University of Louisville Medical School Put on Accreditation Probation

Originally published on Thu March 13, 2014 8:57 pm

The University of Louisville School of Medicine has been placed on probation by its accrediting body.

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Education
4:21 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Crittenden County's Superintendent to Become Head of Webster County Schools

Crittenden County Superintendent of Schools Rachel Yarbrough is leaving her 6-year post to serve in the same position for Webster County Schools. Webster County Board of Education member Jeff Pettit said the decision was unanimous among those involved in the search process.

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Education
11:54 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Fitness Games and Healthy Education at WOW Kids Fitness & Wellness Fair

Woodmen of the World hosts a Kids Fitness & Wellness Fair at Mid-Continent University's gymnasium on Saturday, March 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event features sports safety and first aid information, anti-drug and alcohol education, health screenings, story time, gardening demonstrations, healthy snacks, games and a Nintendo Wii and Wii Fit giveaway. WOW Community Outreach Manager Angela Hatton joins us on Sounds Good to tell us more. 

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Higher Education
12:53 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

MSU Board Names Two Presidents Today Including Bob Davies

MSU's 12th President Tim Miller (Left) MSU's 13th President Bob Davies (Right)

The Murray State University Board of Regents named two presidents today during the Board’s quarterly meeting.

Current President Tim Miller has had “interim” listed before his title. Today, the board officially named Miller the 12th President of Murray State. A teary-eyed Miller was “completely surprised” by the announcement. 

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