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Government
2:55 pm
Thu February 5, 2015

School Project Prevailing Wage Bill Clears Senate Budget Committee

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Legislation that would exempt officials with some Kentucky school construction projects from paying the prevailing wage easily cleared a senate committee today.  

The State Senate Budget Committee approved the legislation that exempts school construction projects that cost $250,000 or more from paying prevailing wage.  

Bill Sponsor Wil Schroder told members more work could be done for less money, without jeopardizing the quality of the project.  

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Education
3:52 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

Report Shows Ky Public School System Funding is Below National Average

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A new report from the Council for Better Education shows that Kentucky’s public education system is below funding levels compared to the national average.  

The Adequacy for Excellence in Kentucky funding study is an independent review conducted by education research group Picus Odden & Associates.

The study was funded by the CBE. 

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Education
10:34 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Group Raises Money To 'Prove' Kentucky's Education System Needs More Money

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The Council for Better Education is asking its members to help fund another study to demonstrate how Kentucky’s education system is being underfunded.

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