JCPS will have plans ready if it seeks new taxes, Pollio says
JCPS will have plans ready if it seeks new taxes, Pollio says

The Jefferson County Board of Education Finance Committee met Thursday for the first time since JCPS and KDE finalized the corrective action plan Sept. 19, a critical piece of the district’s settlement with the state to avoid a recommended takeover.

Rauch Planetarium celebrates moon exhibit with moonshine contest
Rauch Planetarium celebrates moon exhibit with moonshine contest

The new exhibit features moon rocks and samples of projects from our area that have been sent to space.

New school in Shelby County will cause redistricting across entire district
New school in Shelby County will cause redistricting across entire district

Shelby County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. James Neihof glows as he explains the latest and greatest school coming to his growing district.

Chad Mills
Dr. Neeli Bendapudi officially becomes University of Louisville's 18th president
Dr. Neeli Bendapudi officially becomes University of Louisville's 18th president

The University of Louisville held an inauguration ceremony Thursday for its new president, Dr. Neeli Bendapudi.

Stephan Johnson
Indiana releases ISTEP+ test results
Indiana releases ISTEP+ test results

The results were delayed because of yet more technical problems with grading the exams.

Ky. Board of Education gives green light for new state graduation standards
Ky. Board of Education gives green light for new state graduation standards

The board unanimously voted to approve the new standards Wednesday morning.

Harrison Co. Schools, manufacturers getting younger students interested in STEM
Harrison Co. Schools, manufacturers getting younger students interested in STEM

The program also focuses on getting more women and minorities into STEM jobs.

Groups wanting to delay grad requirement vote misleading, Lewis says
Groups wanting to delay grad requirement vote misleading, Lewis says

Interim Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis said those calling for a delay in Wednesday's vote on proposed graduation requirements comes from those "intentionally misleading" public or incapable of understanding research on subject.

Kevin Wheatley
State education board picks Lewis as next commissioner
State education board picks Lewis as next commissioner

The board’s vote came after it approved a glowing performance review of Lewis’s first six months as interim.

Kevin Wheatley
Students with autism raise thousands of dollars to fight leukemia
Students with autism raise thousands of dollars to fight leukemia

The Phoenix School of Discovery is celebrating after it was named one of five national grand prize winners in the sixth annual Lead2Feed Challenge.

Russell teacher is first in Kentucky to receive robotic arm
Russell teacher is first in Kentucky to receive robotic arm

Mariah Scott says the arm -- which she has named "Fetch" -- has changed her life.

Sacred Heart Model, Our Lady of Lourdes named National Blue Ribbon Schools
Sacred Heart Model, Our Lady of Lourdes named National Blue Ribbon Schools

This is the second time each of the Catholic schools has been recognized for excellence.

Kentucky Board of Education urged to delay new grad requirements
Kentucky Board of Education urged to delay new grad requirements

The board is slated to vote on revised graduation requirements during its meeting Wednesday in Frankfort.

Kevin Wheatley
Marshall Co. High School upgrades security after 2 killed in mass shooting
Marshall Co. High School upgrades security after 2 killed in mass shooting

School leaders let students help come up with a plan to help them feel safe including metal detectors and security check-ins.

Valerie Chinn
Kentucky College of Art and Design becomes state's only independent art college
Kentucky College of Art and Design becomes state's only independent art college

The announcement was made Sept. 27 at the school's annual gala.

Hearing held for Oldham County principal accused of DUI
Hearing held for Oldham County principal accused of DUI

Dr. Angela Newcomb did not appear in court in person Monday morning, but her attorney did.

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