Education

Higher Education
8:46 am
Thu July 12, 2012

Illinois Committee Promotes College Degrees

Illinois educators and officials are looking for ways to boost the state's college graduation rate. Officials want 60 percent of adults in Illinois to have some sort of college degree or career certificate by 2025. 

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Education
11:52 am
Wed July 11, 2012

Austin Peay Software Program Wins Praise

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An Austin Peay software program is winning praise from education experts. The program, called Degree Compass advises students’ course selection by analyzing their academic progress. 

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Higher Education
7:52 am
Tue July 10, 2012

Tennessee Governor Holds Higher Education Review

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam will begin a review of the state's college and university systems at his residence on today.

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Higher Education
6:56 am
Tue July 10, 2012

Kentucky CPE Sees Progress in Reaching Goals

The Council on Postsecondary Education says there's been some progress toward reaching higher education goals.

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Lake Barkley
10:48 am
Mon July 9, 2012

Lake Barkley Lock and Dam Resuming Public Tours

Tours of the Lake Barkley Dam powerhouse and navigation lock in Grand Rivers have resumed for the first time since the September 11 terrorist attacks. 

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Education
8:38 am
Fri July 6, 2012

Kentucky College Assistance Program Wins Award

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A Kentucky program geared toward helping college students make it to the finish line has won a national award. The program, Project Graduate has been in place since 2008 in Kentucky.

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Education
10:47 am
Thu July 5, 2012

KY High schools adding new sport: bass fishing

Kentucky is gearing up for its first season of high school bass fishing.  Next spring, a skillful flick of the wrist for casting a line or reeling in a big one could land students on school teams competing for the state championship. 

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Higher Education
11:42 am
Tue July 3, 2012

TN Govenor Bill Haslam Hosts Higher Ed Review

 Gov. Bill Haslam will begin his review of the state's college and university systems next week.

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Higher Education
8:22 am
Mon July 2, 2012

Tennessee Universities Get Mixed Review

Tennessee’s colleges and universities have received a mixed review in a new national report. The state-by-state “Leaders & Laggards” study, prepared by a division of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, gives Tennessee a failing grade in one area because of burdensome state regulations for accreditation. 

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Higher Education
2:52 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

Conway Announces Settlement with Website Over G.I. Benefit Abuse

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Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway was in Washington today announcing a settlement with a company he says was preying on military veterans. 

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