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Gov. Matt Bevin said on Tuesday he would issue a 4.5 percent spending cut for the rest of this fiscal year to nearly all state agencies, including state universities. He also proposed cutting spending by 9 percent for the next two years.

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Governor Matt Bevin’s budget speech Tuesday night contained some sobering news for those in the higher education community.

School Closings and Delays: Monday, January 25

Jan 24, 2016
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We'll keep this post updated as we learn of weather-related closings for Monday, January 25.


Kentucky School districts across the region are beginning to see benefits of a relatively new program called non-traditional instructional days.

The Tennessee Board of Regents will appoint an acting chancellor for the State University and Community College System tomorrow.

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We'll keep this post updated as we learn of weather-related closings for Wednesday, January 20.

President Obama has increased college aid by over $50 billion since coming into office. And he's trying to do more.

Acting Education Secretary John King announced two new proposals today that would expand the Pell Grant program, the biggest pot of federal money for students with financial need:

  • Year-round Pell. Currently, students are only eligible for two semesters of Pell grants in a school year. Today's proposal would allow students to get extra money to cover a third session of, say, summer courses.

A group of business leaders representing Kentucky’s community colleges have started a campaign aimed at securing more funding for postsecondary education in the upcoming biennial budget.

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  Superintendent Donna Hargens says Jefferson County Public Schools is working to ensure that Louisville families are aware of its offerings in anticipation of a new push for state charter school legislation.

Western Kentucky University is filming a video aimed at helping students and employees handle active shooter situations.