Kentucky middle and high school students are eating better, according to a Department of Education report. The Kentucky Youth Risk Behavior Survey compares public school students’ healthy living habits every two years.
This is Kentucky Safe Schools Week (October 20-26). Kentucky Center for School Safety Resource Center Director Karen McCuiston is promoting awareness that bullying, violence and risky behaviors threaten school safety and visits with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good.
Eighth-graders in Kentucky are doing better than their peers around the globe when it comes to math and science. A study being released today compared every state, the District of Columbia and Defense Department schools against 38 countries and nine additional subnational education systems.
Originally published on Thu October 24, 2013 5:42 am
Kentucky is among seven states that will participate in a two-year pilot program to improve teacher training programs and help the state’s higher education system better align with reforms at the K-12 level.
Every third Monday of the month Libraries Sound Good on WKMS. Our guest is Sandy Linn of the Calloway County Public Library whose website is available in a gazillion languages. She speaks with Tracy Ross about computer classes, book clubs, and a preview of Eeeek! The Kids of Calloway County Public Library tell an original spooky story for Halloween in the style of an old-time radio play with the help of Matt Markgraf.
Area universities are notifying enlisted soldiers they are again able to request Tuition Assistance for college classes following the reopening of a partially shuttered federal government. The Tuition Assistance program will honor commitments for classes with a start date of October 17th or later.