Education

via Kentucky Education, Workforce and Development Cabinet's Facebook Page

  The Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet has narrowed down their list of finalists from 39 schools to 24. In western Kentucky, Paducah Public Schools, Caldwell County Schools and West Kentucky Community and Technical College are in the running to receive their requested funding from a pool of $65 million dollars.

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13 western Kentucky schools have earned the distinction of being within the top 25 percent of the nation’s most energy-efficient schools.  

The Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR certification goes to districts focusing on energy reduction and resource conservation.  

University of Cincinnati

Update: The University of Tennessee's Board of Trustees has unanimously approved Beverly Davenport as the first female chancellor of the public university's flagship campus in Knoxville.

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The state audit of the University of Louisville Foundation found infighting, secrecy and a leader with unchecked power, but none of that was a big surprise.

Of all of the departments universities cultivate, career services could be the most important.

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Nearly 3,500 former students of an Owensboro-based for-profit college will receive restitution totaling $1.2 million. 

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A state audit of the University of Louisville Foundation found a president with too much unchecked power, numerous examples of broken bylaws and a “dysfunctional governing climate” at the school’s nonprofit.

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Attorney General Andy Beshear says if the legislature approves a bill to allow charter schools in the state, it needs to make sure public schools are adequately funded under the new system to avoid stepping on the toes of a landmark state Supreme Court ruling.

via Kentucky Education, Workforce and Development Cabinet's Facebook Page

  The Work Ready Skills Advisory Committee is holding their final round of interviews for schools competing to receive money for career training programs. The 30 schools in the final round include 3 public school districts and one college in western Kentucky.

At U of L, Losing Accreditation Would Mean Major Peril

Dec 12, 2016
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If the University of Louisville lost its accreditation, it would likely shut down — or at least cease to exist as you know it.

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