Former Indiana Supreme Court Justice Randall Shepard will lead a task force looking into the state of legal education across America. The panel was appointed by the American Bar Association. Shepard says it will examine the way schools prepare their students to practice law, and the economic state of the profession.
Kentucky public school students in grades 10 to 12 who have ideas about how schools and student achievement can be improved that they would like to pass along to Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday can apply for appointment to an advisory board.
There is no indication when public school classes will begin in Sumner County, Tennessee, despite an additional $2.2 million appropriation by the County Commission. Commissioners approved the funding Monday, but schools officials had said they needed $7.6 million additional dollars to operate the school system.