LEXINGTON -- Two University of Kentucky researchers are working with faculty at the University of Notre Dame and the University of Washington-Bothell to uncover how school voucher programs -- and more broadly, school choice -- impact long-term student outcomes, such as high school graduation…

EKU's Training Resource Center (TRC) was awarded $280,000 through the Kentucky Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) via the Kentucky Opioid Response Effort (KORE), to assist the state in a comprehensive targeted response to the opioid crisis.

Screen time has drastically increased for everyone in recent years, and that includes young people in the United States. According to CNN Health, teens spend an average of more than seven hours per day on screen media for entertainment.

FRANKFORT -- Funding, educator support and pensions top the list of legislative priorities Kentucky's top local school officials will take to the 2020 General Assembly.

Dr. Qaisar Sultana, professor emeritus and former chair of the Department of Special Education in the College of Education at Eastern Kentucky University, has been selected as a Fulbright specialist by the U.S. Department of State, for three years, October 2019 to October 2022.


Promoting music education among young people is a particular passion of music professors at Eastern Kentucky University as well as the Richmond Area Arts Council (RAAC). The RAAC has several programs in which they partner with EKU to bring more music training to people of all ages.

LEXINGTON -- Generations of students passed beneath the shade of pin oak trees on the University of Kentucky campus, rushing to class, strolling with friends or studying beneath their branches on a warm, spring day. But when the new and expanded Gatton Student Center went up, several of the …

While neither Madison Central nor Madison Southern took home the title this weekend at the 2019 Kentucky Music Educators Association State Marching Band Championships, the directors at each school were proud of their performances.

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This year in Kentucky, 20,164 low-income children benefited from afterschool suppers on an average weekday in Kentucky in October 2018. This is a 17% increase from the previous year, according to Afterschool Suppers: A Snapshot of Participation, a new report from the Food Research & Acti…

Under the supervision of Ms. Strunk and her Clark Moore Middle School students, elementary students learned how to prepare street pan nachos Friday night to learn food preparation, sanitation and safety. Participants pay $25 to go towards a leadership activity for the middle school students …


This year is proving to be a great one for Madison County band students as both Madison Central and Madison Southern High School marching bands are set to take the field this weekend at the state marching band competition.

Eastern Kentucky University's criminal justice program made history as the first EKU program to be offered completely on-site and out of state. The program, already a popular choice among students at the university's regional campus sites in Manchester and Corbin, as well as numerous Kentuck…

Children in Madison County continue to benefit from the USDA Farm to School Grant Program. This program aims to increase the usage of and access to local, nutritious foods in schools. It can also improve farmers’ relationships with the community and boost their income.


The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation was created in honor of a fallen firefighter who died on Sept. 11, 2001. This nonprofit organization has worked to create the 9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit as a means of sharing the events of 9/11 with those Americans unable to travel to New …

As part of the Madison Young Professionals October meeting, Richmond Police Lt. Josh Hale addressed the issue of bullying among youth today, placing particular emphasis on the increase in occurrence and complexity of bullying due to social media.

Recently, fifth grade students from Berea Community School helped impact voter registrations in the area.

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