Devin Katayama is an award-winning journalist who seeks sounds that tell the story of Louisville and its people. Devin was a Follet Fellow at Columbia College Chicago where he earned his master's of arts in journalism. He won the Studs Terkel Community Media Workshop Scholarship award for his story on Chicago's homeless and street youth. Devin has worked with WBEZ Chicago Public Media’s Worldview program and with Northern California KQED’s The California Report.He earned his B.A. in English creative writing at CUNY Hunter College in New York City, where he also performed stand-up comedy. Later, he moved to the California Bay Area, where he was an EMT in Oakland. He plays the guitar and ukulele. You can find his radio work at audiocollected.org.
The state has launched a new online training program to help improve child care staff members' skills in educating children. Read Story
The number of Kentucky children who are prepared for kindergarten is nearly unchanged over last year—half of kids entering school still don’t have the basic skills that the state deems as necessary to be "kindergarten-ready." Read Story
The Kentucky Department of Education is touting the state’s graduation rate during the 2012-2013 school year, which was above the national average. Read Story
Kentucky educators are experimenting with possible changes to the state's high school diploma. Read Story
Sarah Reddick pays about $12,000 per year in tuition for her third year of law school at the University of Louisville. She pays about the same amount for child care for her 2-year-old son, Thomas. “I knew it was going … Read Story