Education

Education
4:19 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

McCracken County Names New Consolidated High School Principal Next Week

http://www.mccrackencountyschools.net/

 McCracken County Schools officials will name the principal of the new consolidated high school on Monday. The district held a three month search process which included out of state postings and hundreds of stakeholder surveys.

Assistant Superintendent Heath Cartwright tells the Paducah Sun the position was created at the March 15th board of education meeting with interviews concluding June 7th. The new principal will oversee the school's five academic houses each with assistant principals and guidance counselors.

The new high school opens in the fall 2013.

Education
9:52 am
Wed June 13, 2012

TN Board of Regents Recommends Tuition Hike

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Tennessee students could see an increase in tuition and fees of more than 7 percent when they return to class this fall.  

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Education
9:47 am
Wed June 13, 2012

CMSS Urge Private Data Protection

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Clarksville Montgomery County School officials say employees and students should take steps to protect identity and credit information that may have been compromised when hackers broke into private school data.  

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Education
9:45 am
Wed June 13, 2012

Christian County Board of Ed Special Meeting Tonight

Brady Link
www.christian.k12.ky.us

The Christian County Board of Education meets tonight in special session to discuss the appointment and contract approval of a new public school superintendent. The new superintendent will replace the outgoing Brady Link, whose contract was not renewed. the meeting is tonight at 8:30 at the Board of Education's central office.

Education
4:13 pm
Mon June 11, 2012

De-emphasize test scores for most teachers

A new study calls for about two-thirds of Tennessee teachers to be able to opt for a smaller portion of their evaluations to be based on student testing data. 

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Education
12:10 pm
Mon June 11, 2012

Clarksville-Montgomery Schools Hacked

Internet Hacker group "Spex Security" claims to have leaked more then 14,000 personal records of Clarksville-Montgomery County School system students and employees. 

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K-12 Education
7:26 am
Mon June 11, 2012

Christian County Interviewing Superintendent Candidate

hopkinsvillechamber.com

Christian County Schools will hold a special meeting tomorrow to interview a superintendent candidate. 

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K-12 Education
7:16 am
Mon June 11, 2012

Tennessee Education Review to Identify Key Concern

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The head of an education foundation commissioned by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to review the state's new teacher evaluation system says it’s identified a key concern teachers have about the testing data used to evaluate them and will propose recommendations to address it.  

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Education
8:35 am
Fri June 8, 2012

SIU Receives Clean Coal Grant

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is getting a nearly $300,000 federal grant money meant to develop clean-coal technology. 

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Higher Education
3:10 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

State Universities Won't Follow UK's Lead in Using Layoffs to Balance Budgets

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The majority of the state's public universities are not following the University of Kentucky's lead in laying off a large number of employees to balance the budget.

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