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Education
1:20 pm
Sun November 25, 2012

Stumbo: No Extra Higher Education Funding Until UPike Becomes a State University

A battle may be brewing over the future of Kentucky higher education -- should the state add another state university, this one serving Appalachia? The leader of the Kentucky House said he won't support any extra funding for higher education until the University of Pikeville joins the state university system.

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Education
1:17 pm
Mon November 12, 2012

Hardin County Social Worker Leaves Multi-Million-Dollar Gift for College Aid

A former social worker for the Hardin County Schools has left a $2.42 million endowment for college scholarships there. The News-Enterprise reports Charley Nell Llewellyn’s gift is expected to generate about $100,000 a year and is the largest philanthropic gift in the county’s history.

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Education
5:19 pm
Sat November 10, 2012

American Education Week to Start Sunday

The Role of public education will be celebrated  across the nation, starting November 11th. American Education Week runs through Saturday November 17th. Organizers of the event say its an opportunity to celebrate the work done by teachers and school staff. The theme of the week’s schedule is “Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility.”

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Education
2:48 pm
Thu November 8, 2012

Federal Education Leader Touts Civic Learning at Bowling Green Conference

One of the nation's education experts says civic engagement should be built into every education curriculum.  Dr. Martha Kanter serves as Undersecretary in the U.S. Department of Education. 

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Education
2:47 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

Tennessee Democrats Want to See Pre-K Expansion

Tennessee Democratic leaders say they plan to talk with Gov. Bill Haslam about expanding pre-kindergarten classes after the state's education commissioner said he doesn't plan to request funding for an expansion.

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Education
9:23 am
Wed November 7, 2012

U.S.Under Secretary of Education to Open WKU Conference

Carroll Knicely Conference Center

Martha Kanter, the U.S. Under Secretary of Education, is scheduled to deliver opening remarks at this week's WKU Conference on Education and Community Involvement. Kanter is expected to speak about recent civic learning programs promoted by the the U.S. Department of Education.

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Education
7:31 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

UK President Announces Softer Budget Cuts

The Lexington campus of the University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto says budget cuts won't be as drastic as first planned in fiscal year 2013-14 because of increased enrollment and higher tuition revenue.

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Education
9:17 am
Fri November 2, 2012

Ten of 12 Pulaski County Schools are Distinguished or Proficient

Here is a list of the top performing schools in the Pulaski County and Somerset Independent school systems that are rated either Distinguished or Proficient in Friday's release of Unbridled Learning statewide test results:

Distinguished:

Nancy Elementary

Northern Elementary

Shopville Elementary

Southern Elementary

Southwestern High

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Education
8:58 am
Fri November 2, 2012

Unbridled Learning: Top Performing Schools in Elizabethtown, Hardin County

Here is a list of the top performing schools in the Elizabethtown Independent and Hardin County Schools systems, according to Friday's release of the Unbridled Learning statewide test scores:

Distinguished:

Elizabethtown High

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Education
8:50 am
Fri November 2, 2012

Top Performing Schools in Barren County, Glasgow Independent

Here is a list of schools in the Barren County and Glasgow Independent systems that were rated either Distinguished or Proficient in today's release of the Unbridled Learning statewide test scores:

Distinguished:

North Jackson Elementary (Barren Co.)

North Jackson Elementary (Barren Co.)

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