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Louisville Free Public Library Now Offering Online Learning Program Lynda.com

March 24, 2015

The Louisville Free Public Library is offering another avenue for lifelong learning to area residents. Read Story

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Kentucky Students Protest Politics In a Bill They Helped Craft

March 23, 2015

A group of Kentucky students has planned to rally on the steps of the state capitol Monday to encourage lawmakers to pass a bill they helped craft that has become a victim of the political process.A group of Kentucky students has planned to rally on the steps of the state capitol Monday to encourage lawmakers to pass a bill they helped craft that has become a victim of the political process. Read Story

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University of Louisville’s Major Gift from Pizza CEO, Koch Comes With Caveat

March 18, 2015

A week after announcing the receipt of $6.3 million from the foundations of businessmen “Papa” John Schnatter and Charles Koch, the University of Louisville has released the underlying seven-year agreements. Read Story

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5 Louisville Elementary Schools Challenge What Report Cards Look Like

March 16, 2015

Principals in five Jefferson County public elementary schools are experimenting with standards-based reporting--in addition to traditional report cards--to help answer this question and maybe change the way letter grades are granted. Read Story

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Kentucky Community and Technical College System Freezes Tuition in 2015-2016

March 13, 2015

The Kentucky Community and Technical College System will keep its tuition the same for the next academic year. Read Story

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University of Louisville Releases Details on Major Gift From Papa John’s CEO, Koch Foundation

March 10, 2015

John Schnatter’s long-running, multi-generational ties to the University of Louisville just grew $4.64 million deeper. Read Story

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Louisville Adult Education Teacher Wins National Recognition

March 10, 2015

Kitty Head remembers asking one of her adult education students years ago what his plans were for Thanksgiving. The man had been homeless and said he didn’t have any friends or family to spend time with during the holiday. Read Story

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University of Louisville Set to Announce Gift for Creation of Free-Markets Program

March 9, 2015

The University of Louisville is announcing Tuesday what Louisville Business First reports will be the acceptance of a $6.3 million grant from Papa John’s International founder John Schnatter and major Republican donor Charles Koch for the creation of a free-markets program. Read Story

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Kentucky Teachers Asked to Take Survey About Their Schools

March 2, 2015

A voluntary biennial survey for Kentucky teachers that's meant to measure their opinions of schools, resources, education leadership and community support is now available to take online. Read Story

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Fired University of Louisville Executive Sues School, Alleges Retaliation

February 25, 2015

A former top administrator at the University of Louisville has filed suit against the school’s board of trustees, alleging he was fired because he spoke out about health insurance bidding issues and racial discrimination of employees. Read Story

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JCPS Teachers Union Wants More Input Before School Board Considers Superintendent Contract

February 23, 2015

At its regular meeting Monday, the Jefferson County Board of Education will consider renewing Superintendent Donna Hargen’s contract for another four years, but the teachers union is asking that it be delayed until there is adequate time for stakeholder input. Read Story

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How a Kentucky School System Is Trying to Avoid Make-Up Days For Snow

February 22, 2015

This school year, the Owsley County School District in eastern Kentucky was allowed to use as many as 10 days for "non-traditional learning." Read Story

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Should Jefferson County Public Schools Change To a 10-Point Grading Scale?

February 18, 2015

Jefferson County Public Schools is asking parents whether an A letter grade should be based on a 90-100 point scale instead of the 93-100 scale currently used. Read Story

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Technology Boosts Library Usage in Kentucky

February 17, 2015

Kentucky residents checked out more than 30.7 million items in the 2013-2014 fiscal year. Read Story