Julie Byard, head of a Detroit nursery, tells children stories and sings them songs prior to their afternoon nap in 1942.

U.S. Once Had Universal Child Care, But Rebuilding It Won’t Be Easy

January 25, 2015

In urging greatly expanded subsidies during his Tuesday address, the president referenced a national child care program that was in place during World War II. Read Story

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Just How Kindergarten-Ready Are Children, Ranked By JCPS School

January 23, 2015

Some Louisville public schools have a vast majority of kindergarten students ready to tackle the curriculum. Other schools, have a lot of catching up to do, according to data released this week by the state education department. The state has screened new kindergartners … Read Story

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Kentucky Community & Technical College System Releases Details of President Emeritus Deal

January 22, 2015

The school system defines what exactly former leader Michael McCall will do in his year as president emeritus. McCall, one of the highest-paid community college administrators in the country, received a generous package upon his retirement from KCTCS. Read Story

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Half of Kentucky’s Kindergartners Were Ready to Start School in 2014

January 21, 2015

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

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Kentucky Compares Favorably in Graduation Rate Against Other States

January 21, 2015

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