Education

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Morehead State University has hired a new president to take over the office in July. 

U of L Foundation Ends Controversial Pay Plan, Limits Spending

Mar 29, 2017
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University of Louisville Foundation leaders put an end Tuesday to a controversial deferred compensation plan that doled out an extra $20 million to U of L administrators.

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Bowling Green organizers are planning a local March for Science in support of the national event on April 22, which is Earth Day.

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More than two hundred high school students from the region are expected to attend Murray State University’s first annual Math Day on Tuesday.

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West Kentucky Community and Technical College is splitting Work Ready Skills funding with regional partners.

For-profit colleges have faced federal and state investigations in recent years for their aggressive recruiting tactics — accusations that come as no surprise to author Tressie McMillan Cottom.

Murray State University

  Kentucky is a state with an abundance of water resources, second to Alaska in surface water according to Four Rivers Basin Coordinator Maggie Morgan. In an effort to protect water resources across the state Morgan says water awareness is key. In coordination with Governor Matt Bevin’s proclamation of Kentucky’s Water Week, Murray State University is hosting the first annual Four Rivers Watershed Sustainability Summit Monday. Morgan says the summit is unique in that it brings together stakeholders from across the state in addressing water issues.

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A bill to require Tennessee school buses to be fitted with seat belts by July 2023 is advancing in the House.

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A bill that would allow school systems to deduct up to 10 percent of teachers' unions dues from payroll has passed in a House education subcommittee.

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Some children in Christian County will have an opportunity to view using grant funded equipment the first total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in nearly a century.

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