education

A study comparing the highest and lowest performing public schools in Eastern Kentucky has yielded some surprising results.

This fall, University of Kentucky students are likely to see another five percent tuition hike.

State House and Senate leaders are hammering out the details of a proposed pay raise for teachers.

Despite a number of Republican abstentions, a Kentucky House committee has given its approval to a $20.3 billion, two-year budget.

The State House Appropriations and Revenue Committee heard an overview of the governor’s proposed budget Tuesday.

Gov. Steve Beshear laid out his budget priorities for the next two years in his Tuesday night address.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - With school districts across Kentucky dealing with tight budget limitations, leaders from the education and business communities say many bright ideas don’t get a chance to be implemented. A new foundation called The Fund for Transforming Education in Kentucky aims to change that.

College Board

LEXINGTON, Ky. - More than 12,000 Kentucky public high school graduates took an Advanced Placement Exam last year according to new data released Wednesday by the College Board. That represents a 74 percent increase from the graduating class in Kentucky five years ago.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The University of Kentucky is partnering with two non-profit foundations to establish the National Center for Innovation in Education. With a focus on college and career readiness, the center will assist states in implementing the Common Core standards and helping students learn on a deeper level.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Public high school students with an interest in music generally have three class options: choir, band, or orchestra. Over the past few years a school in Lexington has expanded its music department to include another opportunity.  Brenna Angel has the story of the guitar ensemble at Bryan Station High School.

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