graduation http://wfpl.org en Kentucky Bill Would Extend Graduation Time For Refugee Students, Education Department Has Concerns http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-bill-would-extend-graduation-time-refugee-students-education-department-has-concerns <p>Thang Lian is a resettled Burmese refugee student who attends Jefferson County Public Schools’ Newcomer Academy. In March, he turns 21, which means the district can no longer&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">financially&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">support his education.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">So he’ll have to choose another path.</span></p><p>“My parents and my counselor were talking about next year I move to GED,” he says.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 19:59:16 +0000 Devin Katayama 8235 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Bill Would Extend Graduation Time For Refugee Students, Education Department Has Concerns Greater Clark Schools Seniors Need Fewer Credits To Graduate http://wfpl.org/post/greater-clark-schools-seniors-need-fewer-credits-graduate <p>High school students in Greater Clark County Schools now need fewer credits to graduate following a school board decision this week. Officials say the decision will keep the district competitive with its neighbors.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Previously, Greater Clark high school seniors needed 46 credits to graduate. Now they need 40, which is the state minimum. </span></p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 19:56:09 +0000 Devin Katayama 8198 at http://wfpl.org Greater Clark Schools Seniors Need Fewer Credits To Graduate IU Unveils Tuition Break For "On Time" Grads http://wfpl.org/post/iu-unveils-tuition-break-time-grads <P>Indiana University students who graduate within four years could pay less tuition than those who take longer under a plan unveiled this week by President Michael McRobbie.<p> <P>The on-time completion award program will freeze tuition for students after their sophomore year if they are on track to graduate in four years.<p> <P>The program takes effect next fall. Wed, 10 Oct 2012 18:53:56 +0000 The Associated Press 1966 at http://wfpl.org IU Unveils Tuition Break For "On Time" Grads