Some education and business leaders gathered today in Louisville to discuss ways to improve early childhood education in Kentucky. Robert Sexton is the Executive Director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence. He says even in tight budgetary times, the General Assembly would be well-advised to increase spending on preschool programs throughout the state. “Preschool… Continue reading Education Leaders Meet to Discuss Preschool Initiatives
Spalding University has officially opened its new Health and Natural Sciences building.
Christian schools were once the growing by leaps and bounds, but not anymore. Religion in education after the boom.
The Kentucky Teacher of the Year has been honored in ceremonies in the rotunda of the State Capitol. This year’s Kentucky Teacher of the Year is Karen Gill of Henry Clay High School in Lexington. She received a check for 10-thousand dollars from Ashland Inc., and a decorative cut glass bowl. “It’s a wonderful honor… Continue reading Lexington Educator is Kentucky's Teacher of the Year
Some students at the University of Louisville are seeking a way out of their mandatory meal plans set to go into effect next fall.
The University of Louisville Student Government is hoping to ease student concerns over the school’s new mandatory meal plan policy.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $3.1 million grant to the University of Louisville’s College of Education, even though the college’s former dean is currently under investigation for his handling of previous grant funds.
The Louisville Science Center handed out awards today for its first AT&T Virtual Science Challenge. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The contest asked elementary and middle-school students from across Kentucky to answer a scientific question and make their stories into videos. The event, which the center will launch again early next year, aims to foster… Continue reading Science Center Gives Out Virtual Science Challenge Awards
Since 2003, a literacy program called Every 1 Reads has been working to get thousands of low-achieving students in Jefferson County reading at grade level. But last week, a state-wide test showed a drop in reading scores in the district. So, is the program working? WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Lue Peabody is baffled. Perplexed? Puzzled? … Continue reading What Can Happen When Every 1 Reads
The second of three conferences called “Energizing Kentucky’ will be held in Louisville on Thursday and Friday.