Drop, cover and hold on! Louisville students participate in earthquake drill
Drop, cover and hold on! Louisville students participate in earthquake drill

The state-mandated drill is held across the central U.S. to make sure people know how to react during a quake.

Amazon surprises southern Indiana students with 'Breakfast Bonanza'
Amazon surprises southern Indiana students with 'Breakfast Bonanza'

On Wednesday morning, Amazon employees held a cooking contest to emphasize the importance of a healthy breakfast.

JCPS hires former top Kentucky Department of Education lawyer
JCPS hires former top Kentucky Department of Education lawyer

The Jefferson County Board of Education unanimously voted to name Kevin Brown, who served as associate commissioner and general counsel at KDE before his May 30 resignation, as the district’s new general counsel

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JCPS board will see new security force proposal by Feb. 1
JCPS board will see new security force proposal by Feb. 1

Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Marty Pollio said if the proposal is passed, he expects some of the new security officers will be hired in time for the 2019-20 school year.

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JCPS will have plans ready if it seeks new taxes, Pollio says
JCPS will have plans ready if it seeks new taxes, Pollio says

The Jefferson County Board of Education Finance Committee met Thursday for the first time since JCPS and KDE finalized the corrective action plan Sept. 19, a critical piece of the district’s settlement with the state to avoid a recommended takeover.

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Elizabethtown Schools closed Wednesday while police investigate threat
Elizabethtown Schools closed Wednesday while police investigate threat

Elizabethtown Independent Schools has canceled class Wednesday after a threat was made.

Boy's teeth broken in Olmsted North classroom attack, lawsuit claims
Boy's teeth broken in Olmsted North classroom attack, lawsuit claims

David and April Simmons say their son was jumped and assaulted by the two defendants on May 23 after the teacher left the classroom.

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Rauch Planetarium celebrates moon exhibit with moonshine contest
Rauch Planetarium celebrates moon exhibit with moonshine contest

The new exhibit features moon rocks and samples of projects from our area that have been sent to space.

New school in Shelby County will cause redistricting across entire district
New school in Shelby County will cause redistricting across entire district

Shelby County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. James Neihof glows as he explains the latest and greatest school coming to his growing district.

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Dr. Neeli Bendapudi officially becomes University of Louisville's 18th president
Dr. Neeli Bendapudi officially becomes University of Louisville's 18th president

The University of Louisville held an inauguration ceremony Thursday for its new president, Dr. Neeli Bendapudi.

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Indiana releases ISTEP+ test results
Indiana releases ISTEP+ test results

The results were delayed because of yet more technical problems with grading the exams.

Ky. Board of Education gives green light for new state graduation standards
Ky. Board of Education gives green light for new state graduation standards

The board unanimously voted to approve the new standards Wednesday morning.

Harrison Co. Schools, manufacturers getting younger students interested in STEM
Harrison Co. Schools, manufacturers getting younger students interested in STEM

The program also focuses on getting more women and minorities into STEM jobs.

Groups wanting to delay grad requirement vote misleading, Lewis says
Groups wanting to delay grad requirement vote misleading, Lewis says

Interim Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis said those calling for a delay in Wednesday's vote on proposed graduation requirements comes from those "intentionally misleading" public or incapable of understanding research on subject.

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State education board picks Lewis as next commissioner
State education board picks Lewis as next commissioner

The board’s vote came after it approved a glowing performance review of Lewis’s first six months as interim.

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