Content Tagged 'education'

UK, EKU Get $5 Million From CDC To Make High-Risk Jobs Safer
The Central Appalachian Regional Education and Research Center received a five-year, $5 million grant to improve occupational health and safety in Central Appalachia and Kentucky. Video Video
KY Dept. of Education Launches Standards Review Website
The Kentucky Departmant of Education is looking for your help in tweaking their academic standards in English and Math.
Suggestions sought for Ky. education standards
Kentucky education officials want to tweak the state's English and math standards and they want help doing it.
First Day of School After Fire in Lincoln County
A later-than-expected return to school for students in Lincoln County after a major fire at the Board of Education building sent the school system scrambling to re-group and neighboring Garrard County stepped-up to help. Video Video
Kentucky Derby Theme Reinforces Goals In The New School Year
Teachers and staff at Julius Marks Elementary dressed up in Kentucky Derby dress to reinforce the Department of Education's theme of "unbridled learning." Video Video
UPDATE: Community Helps Salvage Burned Board of Education Building
A different kind of lesson is being taught at Lincoln County Public schools, one of community spirit and cooperation. Video Video
Patterson & Miller at Camp One
Patterson on uneducated athletes and his off-season prep for next year in Sacramento. Miller weighs in on John Wall making Team USA Video Video
Kentucky Education Chief Warns Of Possible Layoffs
Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday is warning that school districts will have to cut up to 2,000 teachers and teaching assistants if lawmakers don't restore school funding cuts.
Fayette County Teachers, Parents Plan Education Rally
A group of concerned citizens plans to rally Thursday evening at Wellington Elementary as part of their initiative to restore state funding to education.
Retiring Educator Honored For 49-Year Career
Dr. Jack Rose was honored in Frankfort by the Board of the Kentucky Center for School Safety for his leadership and influence during a remarkable 49-year career in secondary and post-secondary education. (Pictured left-to-right: Jon Akers, Greg Stumbo, Dr. Jack Rose)
FCPS Leaders Accused Of Fraud And Mismanagement
The district's budget director says the $20 million budget deficit is a result of a bookkeeping error people knew of and did nothing about Video Video
Rally for Education Funding Thursday in Lexington
Parents, teachers and administrators want state lawmakers to return education funding to 2008 levels. Video Video
State ACT Scores Up, Still Below National Averages
Kentucky scores on the ACT college entrance exam have improved this year, but still fall below average national scores.
Education Rally Held In Lexington
Parents, students, and teachers pushed for higher education Thursday night in Lexington. They held a rally at E.J. Hayes Middle School. Video Video
Powerball Frenzy: Who Benefits Even Without Buying A Ticket?
A big $425 million Kentucky Lottery Powerball Jackpot tonight. While most people buy a lottery ticket hoping to hit the jackpot, some of the money the Kentucky Lottery makes on ticket sales also goes to education. Video Video
New Dropout Age To Be Implemented Statewide
Senate Bill 97, known as the "Graduate Kentucky" bill, passed earlier this year and requires students to remain in school until 18 or until they graduate.
Faculty and Staff Share Budget Concerns, Ideas
Teachers, faculty and staff had a chance to voice their concerns and ideas about the Fayette County Public Schools budget cuts. Video Video
Educators Want More State Funding
School districts across the Commonwealth want state lawmakers to return education funding levels to 2008 rates. Video Video
Compromise Offered In University of Pikeville Debate
Three Eastern Kentucky leaders want college grants for students from the region.
Laurel Co. Picks Interim Superintendent
Laurel County has chosen Ronald "Sonny" Fentress of Anderson County as its new interim superintendent. Video Video
KY Ranked Tenth In Education Performance By Magazine
"Education Week Magazine" has ranked the commonwealth tenth in education performance.
Education Commissioner Warns Against Low Test Scores
Kentucky's education commissioner is says districts should expect low scores in reading and math when the results of new state tests are released.
Not Sure if UK is for You? Come “see blue.” for Yourself!
Every year, high school juniors and seniors come to visit the University of Kentucky from all over the state, and from as far away as Atlanta and St. Louis.
Council Allows College Tuition Hikes
The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education took action on several tuition-related items.
Education Commissioner Gets Contract Extension
The Kentucky Board of Education has voted to give state Education Commissioner Terry Holliday a four-year contract extension. Video Video
Council On Postsecondary Education Offers Free GED Testing
Kentucky Adult Education will be paying the fee on behalf of test takers from May 15th to July 31st.
Education Groups Rally For Public School Funding
Seven education advocacy groups rallied Wednesday in support of more funding for Kentucky public schools. Video Video
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