Frankfort, Ky – Opposition is mounting to the elimination of tenure for new faculty hires at community colleges in Kentucky. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has been tracking the growing insurrection.
Frankfort, Ky – The Kentucky Supreme Court says convicted sex offenders who move to Kentucky have a duty to register as sex offenders in the Commonwealth. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.
Bowling Green, Ky – The names of five teachers in the country were recently announced as new inductees into the National Teachers Hall of Fame. One of those teachers is Patrice McCracy of Cumberland Trace Elementary in Warren County. She spoke to our Dan Modlin about the honor.
Bowling Green, Ky – State officials are developing new tax breaks in an effort to land a high-tech auto battery plant in Hardin County. Kentucky is applying for a share of $2 billion in federal stimulus money to help fund a $600 million complex. The fuel cell plant could create as many as 2,000 jobs. Lisa Autry has this report.
Bowling Green, Ky – A special program is now helping students who have suffered brain injuries to attend classes at Western Kentucky University. Dan Modlin spoke with Dr. Richard Dressler of the WKU Acquired Brain Injury Program, as well as a student currently receiving assistance from the effort.
Bowling Green, Ky – Officials with the Small Business Administration have announced some changes to help free up credit for small businesses in the region. Steve Ayers is District Director for the agency in Kentucky. He says guarantees have been increased and fees have been reduced to help keep credit flowing to small enterprises. He spoke to our Dan Modlin.
Frankfort, Ky – Improving early childhood development and education in Kentucky is the focus of ongoing hearings in Frankfort. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh dropped by one of the hearings to see what types of topics are being discussed.