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firstname.lastname@example.orgNicholas Johnson has never been one for crowds. When he was younger, a trip to a restaurant or retail store often would send Nick into loud shrieks and convulsive movements. Once, during a trip to the grocery store when he was about 8, he began rocking...
Winchester Christian Academy has operated since 2001, but reached a milestone Friday when the school announced its accreditation through the ACSI (American Christian Schools International). “We’ve been working on accreditation for a couple...
Guest ColumnistFifty years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down as unconstitutional the devotional use of the Bible by public schools, in its ruling on Abington Township v. Schempp. But many school districts in the Lone Star State still haven’t gotten the...
During the next academic year, the Clark County Public School system will open the doors on two new schools. While the high school students will be enjoying their brand new building just down the road, students at Conkwright Middle and Clark Middle will...
Contributing WriterGrand Canyon-esque gaps in math scores. Praise for poorly performing schools. Failed top-down policies. So far, the developing story being told by the initial batch of results from Kentucky’s new testing system suggests that our public education...
Trapp Elementary School was one of three Kentucky public schools that were recently designated as 2012 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education. Trapp joined Rosa Parks Elementary from Fayette County and Porter Elementary in...
The latest results from the 2012 ACT test administered to all Kentucky public school juniors show a slight increase in the composite scores in all subject areas. The ACT test, scored on a scale of 1 to 36 in the areas of English, math, reading and...
Guest columnistContrary to culture-war mythology, God is alive and well in many, if not most, public schools. Visit almost any school in America and you’ll find students sharing their faith, reading their scriptures, saying grace before lunch and, in high...
First Amendment CenterDepending on whose press release you believe, Tennessee’s new science law either promotes “academic freedom” or “allows creationism to be taught in public schools.” Enacted on April 10, the legislation instructs school...
EDITH A. MASSEY DOHERTY Edith A. Massey Doherty, 79, of Winchester, wife of Joseph F. Doherty, passed away Tuesday at the St. Joseph Hospital in Mount Sterling. A native of North Andover, Mass., moving to Kentucky in 2008, she was born Nov. 7, 1932,...
Farris clarifies basis of Columbia decision Dear Editor, I have purposefully waited until after the public forum of the school board meeting last Tuesday evening to respond regarding my decision on the direction of the football program at George...
The state House Education Committee Tuesday approved legislation that authorizes a new statewide evaluation system for public school teachers and principals. In Kentucky, there is no universal evaluation system; individual school districts develop...
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