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Tim Hanner dialing back a long, distinguished career in education for his ‘What’s Next?’ and new kidney

By Judy Clabes NKyTribune editor Tim Hanner spent his career as an educator urging students to focus on “What’s Next?” because some new, unknown opportunity is always just ahead. Tim Hanner and grandson Charlie In his own fulsome experience in teaching and sharing with others, Hanner was a classroom teacher, a principal, an associate commissioner of education for Kentucky, a superintendent,...

Kentucky to invest $1.4M in early childhood education through bornlearning Academies

Kentucky will fund 25 bornlearning Academies this fall, Gov. Steve Beshear announced today. This is the first step of a four-year, $1.4 million expansion of 150 academies across the state. This initiative, funded by Kentucky’s Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge federal grant, will build upon the investment of Toyota manufacturing operations of $1 million through 2016 (See KyForward story here.)   “Race...