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Education

  • Kentucky Court of Appeals declines to block release of child abuse records

     By Beth Musgrave

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Court of Appeals declined Monday to halt the release of thousands of pages of documents about children who were killed or seriously injured from abuse and neglect.

    In a 2-1 decision, the Court of Appeals denied the Cabinet for Health and Family’s Services motion for a stay, pending the outcome of an appeal of a lower court’s order to release the documents.

  • Registration set for GED classes

     Jefferson Community and Technical College-Adult Education will hold registration for its GED classes on the first and third Mondays of the month or by appointment.

    Daytime classes are held Mondays and Wednesdays with reading from 9-10 a.m., language from 10-11 a.m., math from 11 a.m. to noon and open tutoring from noon to 1:30 p.m.

    Evening classes are set for Mondays and Tuesdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m., with open tutoring 4:30-5:30 p.m.

    The JCTC Adult Education Program is located at 324 Main Street, on the third floor in room 304.

  • Registration set for GED classes

     Jefferson Community and Technical College-Adult Education will hold registration for its GED classes on the first and third Mondays of the month or by appointment.

    Daytime classes are held Mondays and Wednesdays with reading from 9-10 a.m., language from 10-11 a.m., math from 11 a.m. to noon and open tutoring from noon to 1:30 p.m.

    Evening classes are set for Mondays and Tuesdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m., with open tutoring 4:30-5:30 p.m.

    The JCTC Adult Education Program is located at 324 Main Street, on the third floor in room 304.

  • Three local students earn degrees from NKU

     Three Carroll County residents recently graduated from Northern Kentucky University.

    Hayley Franklin of Carrollton received a degree in communications studies. Erin Mattingly of Carrollton earned a degree in integrative studies.

    Jake Thompson of Ghent earned his degree in criminal justice.

  • Stoops named to NKU President’s Honor List

     Northern Kentucky University has named Christin Stoops of Carrollton to the President’s Honor List for the 2012 spring semester. Stoops maintained a 4.0 grade point average. She is majoring in secondary social studies education. She is the daughter of Arthur and Denia Stoops of Carrollton and the granddaughter of Ronald and Anna Sharp of Carrollton and Arthur Stoops of Florence, Ind. and Judy White of Rising Sun, Ind.

  • College graduation gap is widening for Kentuckians who are low-income

     By Linda B. Blackford

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    More Kentuckians are getting college degrees, but a troubling trend has emerged in who receives them.

    According to a new report, the gap between graduation rates for low-income college students and moderate- to high-income students jumped 8 percentage points between 2008 and 2010.

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  • Former VP Stephens named CCHS principal

    Tom Stephens is the new principal at Carroll County High School.

    The CCHS Site-Based Decision Making Council announced July 1 that Stephens, who had served as the school’s assistant principal the past 10 years, replaces former Principal John Leeper, who is the new principal at Martha Layne Collins High School in Shelby County, Kentucky.

    “What is most important to CCHS are the students,” Stephens said, referring to his goals for the school. “Every decision we make will come down to what is best for our students.”

  • Fremin named to Berea spring 2012 dean’s list

    Berea College has named Mary Esther Fremin of Carrollton to the dean’s list for the Spring 2012 term.

    Fremin is the daughter of Jeff and Robin Fremin of Carrollton, and the granddaughter of LeRoy and Rita Fremin of Thibodaux, La., and Virginia Gregory of Louisville.

  • Board of Education News | June 27, 2012

    Summer school gives students instruction, enrichment activities

    Almost 200 students were enrolled in the Carroll County School District’s six-week summer-school program, Director of Public Relations Jeff Fremin reported to the Board of Education.

    At the high school, 47 students participated in credit recovery, some of whom were able to go on and graduate.

    The middle school had about 45 students who attended a three-week program, which ended June 21.