Education

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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.

If you got 13 percent back on your investments every year, you'd be pretty happy, right? Remember, the S&P 500, historically, has averaged about 7 percent when adjusted for inflation.

What if the investment is in children, and the return on investment not only makes economic sense but results in richer, fuller, healthier lives for the entire family?

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Murray State University President Dr. Bob Davies outlined the proposed performance funding model at the Board of Regents meeting Friday. He also discussed potential changes with Kentucky joining the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements, or SARA. Other topics included an update on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), building projects and the Presidential Lecture. Here's an overview:

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

The Work Ready Skills Initiative is in the final round of determining which Kentucky schools will be able to receive money from a pool of $65 million.

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