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Education
1:16 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Kentucky's Community College Leader Earns Six-Figures, Even After He Retires

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  Michael McCall is the president of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System—and he's among the highest-paid community college administrators in the U.S.

And he'll still earn six-figures after he retires in January. 

In its latest story, the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting found that KCTCS has agreed to pay McCall $324,321 for a year after he leaves his job.  As president emeritus, he'll be expected to perform duties at the request of the next KCTCS president.

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Education
3:51 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

ACT Testing Company Investigating Louisville Male High School

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Officials with the Kentucky Department of Education confirm that the ACT testing company is investigating Jefferson County Public School's Male High School. 

The investigation is being led by ACT Compass, according to KDE spokeswoman Nancy Rodriguez. The Compass is not to be confused with the ACT college entrance exam that high school juniors take each year, though the exam can be used to measure college and career readiness or for local district assessments, says Rodriguez.

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