Education

Education
1:24 pm
Thu May 31, 2012

Daviess County Leader on Coal Scholarshi​p Program

Daviess County Judge-Executive All Mattingly hopes western Kentucky coal counties will soon be included in a new coal tax college scholarship program. 

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Education
9:31 am
Thu May 31, 2012

Madigan drops effort to shift pension costs

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says he's dropping his proposal to make state schools and colleges pay employee retirement costs.  

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Education
9:11 am
Thu May 31, 2012

Groundbreaking For New MSU Paducah Campus

Murray State University breaks ground for its new Paducah campus today.  MSU President Dr. Randy Dunn and area dignitaries will be on hand for this afternoon’s ceremony at 3:30 at the Barkley Woods property.  

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K-12 Education
11:23 am
Wed May 30, 2012

Kindergarten Students Could Soon Be Screened For School Readiness

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has contracted with a private company to implement a kindergarten screener program, but the state still needs to approve the regulatory to require all public schools to screen incoming students.

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Education
4:45 pm
Tue May 29, 2012

Eastern Kentucky College Scholarships

Governor Steve Beshear has released four million dollars for scholarships to Eastern Kentucky college students in a move to counteract a legislative stalemate. 

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Higher Education
9:09 am
Tue May 29, 2012

Colleges Want Coal-Funded Scholarships

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Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has two options to keep alive the use of coal severance tax dollars for college scholarships.  Previous attempts earlier this year failed to gain traction in the General Assembly.  

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Education
3:52 pm
Thu May 24, 2012

Local Elementary School Closes its Doors

Webster County School District

Slaughter Elementary School closes its doors for the last time today. The Webster County School District decided to close the school as a result of dwindling enrollment and district wide fiscal concerns.

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Education
11:25 am
Tue May 22, 2012

WKU's Gatton Academy Rated Best High School in America

Newsweek magazine has named the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science at WKU as the nation's top high school.

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Pre-K Education
9:03 am
Fri May 18, 2012

Governor Haslam Considers Pre-K Expansion

tn.gov

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam is considering a funding boost for the state's public pre-kindergarten program, a move that would put him at odds with some fellow Republicans in the Legislature. 

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Higher Education
8:58 am
Fri May 18, 2012

Tennessee Immigrants Push for In-State Tuition

Some graduating Tennessee high school seniors are pledging to carry on with their education despite being in the country illegally. 

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