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Campbellsville University hosting Alzheimer’s discussion, Legislative wrap-up session on Tuesday

Campbellsville University’s Department of Psychology will host Dr. Ben Mast, associate professor and vice chair of the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Louisville, who will speak on Alzheimer’s dementia from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 25 at Campbellsville Baptist Church, 530 N. Central Ave., Campbellsville, Ky. Mast is a licensed clinical psychologist...

House advances bill to allow operation of charter schools in Kentucky, Senate will consider measure

Public charter schools would be allowed to operate in Kentucky under a bill advanced Friday by the Kentucky House. House Bill 520, sponsored by House Education Committee Chairman and public school teacher John Carney, R-Campbellsville, passed the House by a vote of 56-39 and now goes to the Senate for its consideration. The bill would allow local school boards and the mayors of Louisville and Lexington...

State Senate approves sweeping education reform bill; measure moves to House for consideration

The Kentucky Senate passed a measure Friday that could result in the rewriting of public school lesson plans and tests in favor of a locally-centric form of educating. After the approval of Senate Bill 1, dubbed the let the teacher teach act, Sen. Mike Wilson, R-Bowling Green, hailed the moment as the day in which Kentucky set a successful course for its public school curriculum. “Our No. 1 resource...