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Education
2:44 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

Beshear's Budget Supports 'Commonwealth College' to Help Working Adults Finish Degrees

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Working adults in Kentucky could soon have another option for completing their college degrees.

That option is called the Commonwealth College, which would be an online program that would allow students to complete work at their own pace. 

Although Gov.  Steve Beshear’s latest budget proposal cut higher education by 2.5 percent, or $23 million, there were some bright spots for public colleges and universities.

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Education
7:00 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Eminence High Students Get Taste of College Life (and Credit) in Bellarmine University Partnership

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The number of Kentucky students taking college courses has increased in recent years and many high school schools have formed partnerships with colleges and universities to help bridge the gap between the levels of education.

But college readiness, which is a large part of Kentucky’s accountability system, is a hard thing to measure.

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Education
5:13 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Former Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson Among Four Finalist For Transylvania President

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Kentucky’s former Secretary of State Trey Grayson has been named one of four finalists for the president position at Transylvania University.

Grayson became director of  Harvard University’s Institute of Politics after losing to Rand Paul in the 2010 Republican U.S. Senate primary.

He and four other finalists will visit Transylvania at different times over the next week and a half beginning Sunday.

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