teacher http://wfpl.org en Kentucky Education Group Says New Teachers Need More Supports http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-education-group-says-new-teachers-need-more-supports <p>The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence has presented its recommendations to lawmakers on how to improve teacher quality in Kentucky.</p><p>Prichard is an education think-tank that worked for over a year on the recommendations, which include finding ways to recruit new teachers to replace aging Baby Boomers and supporting equitable disbursement of new teachers among poor and better performing schools.</p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 21:53:55 +0000 Devin Katayama 7961 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Education Group Says New Teachers Need More Supports U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan Tells Louisville Agriculture Crowd To Think Forward http://wfpl.org/post/us-education-secretary-arne-duncan-tells-louisville-agriculture-crowd-think-forward <p>U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says agriculture education is about the jobs of the future and not a backwards looking curriculum to preserve the past.</p><p>Over 50,000 students from the National&nbsp;FFA&nbsp;Organization—formerly Future Farmers of America—chapters around the country have been in Louisville this week for the annual conference taking place at the Kentucky Exposition Center.</p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 15:27:15 +0000 Devin Katayama 7405 at http://wfpl.org U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan Tells Louisville Agriculture Crowd To Think Forward