Education

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The Kentucky Court of Appeals has passed a dispute between Graves County Schools and the City of Mayfield on to the state Supreme Court.

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A state judge has ordered Gov. Matt Bevin to release $17.8 million to most public colleges and universities. Franklin Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate signed the order Monday. It says Bevin must release the money within three days. 

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Dr. Bellarmine Ezumah is a recipient of the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship, part of the Scholar Exchanges Division of the Institute of International Education (IIE). 

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Dr. Keith Carver has been confirmed as the new chancellor at the University of Tennessee at Martin.

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Gov. Matt Bevin has not asked the Kentucky Supreme Court to reconsider its ruling against his mid-year cuts to higher education institutions. That means about $18 million in state funds that Bevin had cut are a step closer to being released to Kentucky’s state colleges and universities.

Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State University

Murray State President Bob Davies is inviting the university community to be involved in a series of surveys and forums aimed to promote a so-called ‘Marketplace of Ideas.’  

Davies sent out a letter last night saying the move for engagement comes in light of the vitriolic rhetoric and divide among issues of race, equality, social justice and personal safety in the country today.

KYTC

Kentucky is officially out of compliance with federal driver’s license and ID regulations after the U.S. Department of Homeland Security didn’t grant another extension for the state to enact stricter standards. The previous extension expired Monday.

With her infant son in a sling, Monique Black strolls through a weekend open house in the gentrified Shaw neighborhood of Washington, D.C. There are lots of factors to consider when looking for a home — in this one, Monique notices, the tiny window in the second bedroom doesn't let in enough light. But for parents like Black and her husband, Jonny, there's a more important question: How good are the nearby schools?

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Western Kentucky University is hosting training sessions for faculty, staff and students who are interested in reaching out to members of the LGBT community.

The teenage brain has been characterized as a risk-taking machine, looking for quick rewards and thrills instead of acting responsibly. But these behaviors could actually make teens better than adults at certain kinds of learning.

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