Education http://wfpl.org en 'The Fund' Will Help Support Innovation in Kentucky Education http://wfpl.org/post/fund-will-help-support-innovation-kentucky-education <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky business leaders and education advocates are teaming up to start a new funding source for innovation in education.</span></p><p>The Fund for Transforming Education in Kentucky—also known as the The Fund—is being launched to help with grants and extra fundraising for the Kentucky Department of Education.</p><p>Billy Harper, a Paducah businessman and the Fund's chairman, &nbsp;says the new group won't replace traditional funding, but will be around to help fund innovative ideas or collect grants for them.</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 15:27:18 +0000 Kenny Colston 4979 at http://wfpl.org 'The Fund' Will Help Support Innovation in Kentucky Education Greater Clark Schools Gets "C" On State Report Card http://wfpl.org/post/greater-clark-schools-gets-c-state-report-card <p>Greater Clark County Schools has received a "C" on the Indiana Accountability Report Card, remaining unchanged from last year.</p><p>The grading system was implemented two years ago to make it easier for parents to understand where a district and school rank. It’s based off results from the previous year and measures student test scores, graduation rates and other growth measurements.</p><p>But Superintendent Andrew Melin says the accountability system measures schools on a curve, which makes it more difficult to show how individual schools have improved.</p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 20:15:14 +0000 Devin Katayama 2290 at http://wfpl.org Greater Clark Schools Gets "C" On State Report Card