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Campbellsville University offering medical billing and coding class; beginning on May 4

By Joan C. McKinney Campbellsville University Campbellsville University is offering a medical coding and billing class via distance learning, beginning on May 4 at 5:30 p.m. EDT. The students will be invited to a Zoom orientation with the instructor at 5:30 p.m. via their email. Vouchers are available for eligible students. The nine-month course is offered on the main Campbellsville University campus...

Registration for UK’s CSA Project opens Jan. 24; CSA vouchers offered to eligible UK employees

By Carol Lea Spence University of Kentucky Registration for the 2020 season of the University of Kentucky’s Community Supported Agriculture Project opens Jan. 24. All UK faculty, staff and students are eligible to enroll in the program, which provides members with fresh produce from May 21 through Oct. 15 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture-certified organic farming unit of the UK Horticulture...

Education Next annual survey shows support for higher teacher pay, vouchers — and more

The 2018 Education Next annual survey of American public opinion on education reveals growing support for increasing teacher pay — to the highest level seen in EdNext’s annual survey since 2008 — amid a national wave of statewide teacher strikes and walkouts, with residents of affected states especially enthusiastic. Public support for charter schools and vouchers for all students is also up...

Vouchers give eligible adults the chance to take GED tests at low cost, while supplies last

  For a limited time and effective immediately, eligible Kentucky adults can take each module of the GED test at the reduced cost of $10, a savings of $20.   The offer is being made possible in Kentucky through $20 limited-time vouchers using federal Workforce Investment Act funds. Through the offer, the full GED test is available at the reduced cost of $40, a savings of $80.   “We...