Education

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8:29 am
Fri May 18, 2012

May Conversation with MSU President Dr. Randy Dunn

On this month's conversation Dr. Dunn discusses:

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Education
3:36 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

Number of Degrees Awarded Rises

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The number of college degrees awarded in the Commonwealth increased 4% this year. The Council on Postsecondary Education says a record 63,000 degrees and credentials were awarded in Kentucky for the 2011-2012 academic year. 

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Tennessee Education
8:57 am
Wed May 16, 2012

Tennessee Parents Can Opt Kids Out of Extracurricular Activites

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has signed a measure allowing parents to opt their children out of extracurricular school activities.  

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Education
11:42 am
Tue May 15, 2012

Wilson Allowed to Re-enroll

The Murray State student who pleaded guilty to possessing bomb making materials in his dorm room may re-enroll at MSU. David M. Wilson admitted having materials used in making pipe bombs to blow up tree stumps at his family farm. MSU Assistant Vice President of Communications Catherine Sivills says, if he re-enrolls Wilson will be on probation for a year, be banned from living in or visiting any dormitories and must complete 60 hours of community service. Sivills says Wilson has not confirmed if he will return to the University.

Tennessee Education
9:17 am
Tue May 15, 2012

Tennessee Students Make Slight Gains in Science

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The Nation's Report Card shows Tennessee students making slight gains in science.  State education officials say the latest results from the National Assessment of Education Progress show nearly 31 percent of students scoring at or above average in science, compared to 28 percent two years before.  

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Libraries
6:30 pm
Fri May 11, 2012

Ballard-Carlisle Library Opens with Support from Ballard County Fiscal Court

After several years of planning, Ballard and Carlisle County residents will have access to their own library. The Ballard-Carlisle Library has opened with funds supplied by the Ballard Fiscal Court. WKMS’s Shelly Baskin spoke with Librarian Sonya Mainord about the services the new library will provide for patrons. 

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Education
12:44 pm
Fri May 11, 2012

Long-Time Choir Director Retires from Paducah Tilghman High School

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This month marks the end of an era for the choral program at Paducah Tilghman High School.  Long-time choir director and teacher Art Deweese is retiring after 22 years in the classroom.  

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Education
12:42 pm
Fri May 11, 2012

Job Prospects for 2012 Grads

More than 1,300 students will leave Murray State University this weekend with degrees in hand, most of them searching for a job. Their competition; nearly two and a half million students graduating nationwide. 

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Education
3:21 pm
Thu May 10, 2012

Kentucky Science Scores Exceed Nation Average in NAEP Tests

Kentucky’s science scores in the latest national assessment exceed the national average, but that may not be the case for long. 

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Education
7:53 am
Thu May 10, 2012

Murray State to hold commencement on Saturday

Murray State University will award degrees to 1,363 graduates this Saturday at its May 2012 commencement ceremony.  MSU President Dr. Randy Dunn will preside over the ceremonies scheduled for 10 a.m. in the CFSB Center.

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