Education

Education
9:25 am
Tue September 18, 2012

Nashville Schools to Lose Millions for Rejection of Charter School

The state Department of Education is withholding $3.4 million in funding from the public school system in Nashville over a rejected charter school. The Metro Nashville school board last week defied an order by the state Board of Education to approve the application from Phoenix-based Great Hearts Academies.

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Education
8:25 am
Tue September 18, 2012

Summer Reading Winners Promote College Savings in Kentucky

The Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority will start eight children on the road to college savings by opening accounts for them with initial $1,000 deposits. The children are the winners of a summer reading program sponsored by the KHEAA and the state Department for Library and Archives.

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Education
5:57 am
Wed September 12, 2012

UK President Receives Mixed Review

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto has received a mostly positive review after a year on the job but he won't receive a performance bonus.

Education
3:01 pm
Tue September 11, 2012

Changes Proposed to How Kentucky Special Needs Students are Tested

Some state lawmakers are blasting a proposed change to how Kentucky students with disabilities are tested under the statewide assessment and accountability system. The Kentucky Board of Education has proposed limiting the assistance given to disabled students when they take the new exams later this academic year.

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Education
8:00 am
Tue September 11, 2012

Kentucky Panel Looking at Teacher Recruitment, Preparation

A team of experts examining ways to improve teacher quality in Kentucky is using its second meeting to discuss recruitment and preparation. The Prichard Committee Team on Teacher Effectiveness meets Tuesday in Frankfort.

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