Education

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A group opposed to a new Noah's ark attraction in Kentucky says it is warning hundreds of public schools against visiting the Ark Encounter.  

The Freedom From Religion Foundation says ark field trips would expose children to religious proselytizing in violation of the constitutional separation of church and state.  

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The Defense Department has awarded the University of Lousiville’s College of Education and Human Development an $848,000 grant to expand a training program based at Fort Knox.

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Bill Nye is touring the new Noah's Ark attraction in Kentucky that he has called a danger to the nation's science education.  

Answers in Genesis president Ken Ham extended an invitation to Nye, best known for his 1990s science TV show, to take a private tour of the Ark Encounter Friday.

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Community members of West Kentucky Community and Technical College got a chance to meet the new interim head of the college yesterday. Dr. Charles Crestman took office as Interim President/CEO July 1st while the college's board searches for a replacement for Dr. Barbara Veazey.  

Andy Beshear, Matt Bevin, official photos

Governor Matt Bevin says a conflict of interest should bar Attorney General Andy Beshear from suing him. Beshear filed a lawsuit last week challenging Bevin's decision to abolish and replace the board of trustees at the University of Louisville. 

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The Illinois Student Assistance Commission warns that uncertainty over state funding for tuition-assistance grants could jeopardize the academic success of thousands of low-income students.

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Kentucky public high school juniors will have an opportunity to earn free high school and college credit at the same time starting this fall. 

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The leader of a major Kentucky education group wants the next president to tackle the growing amount of student debt piling up in the U.S.

University Of Tennessee Settles Sexual Assault Lawsuit

Jul 6, 2016

The University of Tennessee has reached a $2.48 million settlement with eight women who accused the school of mishandling sexual assault allegations against male student athletes. The federal lawsuit alleged the university violated Title IX regulations and fostered a "hostile sexual environment," listing incidents beginning in 1995.

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, Facebook

Governor Matt Bevin has appointed six new members to the Council on Postsecondary Education, all of which represent manufacturing and technology businesses. 

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