Today the Education Department released long-awaited details on a plan to hold colleges accountable for their performance on several key indicators, and officials said they'll be seeking public comment on the proposals through February."As a nation, we have to make college more accessible and affordable and ensure that all students graduate with a […]
Murray leaders and residents are forming a vision for downtown after a series of disasters destroyed several buildings this year. Murray Main Street Director Deana Wright held one of three town hall meetings this morning to get the community’s input on what they want to see downtown after a fire and building collapses.
Paducah city officials are considering introducing a curbside recycling service next year. The City Commission met Tuesday to discuss the city's contract with solid waste disposal company Republic Services which expires in June, 2015.
The daily lowdown on books, publishing and the occasional author behaving badly.For a public library to expect to survive today, it must begin to take crucial cues from coffee shops. At least, that's the key recommendation offered by a much-anticipated report on British public libraries, which is set to be released Thursday.The Independent Library Repor […]
Simpson County has become the third Kentucky county to give preliminary approval to a right-to-work law. The Simpson County Fiscal Court voted unanimously Tuesday on a local ordinance that allows workers to decide whether to join a union and pay dues without fear of losing their job. Simpson County borders Tennessee which has a right-to-work law. For Judge […]
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has named Lipscomb University senior vice president and dean Candice McQueen as the next education commissioner. McQueen oversees the College of Education and the 1,300 pre-k through 12th grade students at Lipscomb Academy.
Hemlock Semiconductor is closing its Clarksville plant in Tennessee due to industry oversupply and international trade disputes. The plant’s approximately 50 workers will have the opportunity to relocate to other company or Dow Corning sites.