October 20, 2011 - 7:07am
Local news for Oct. 19, 2011
"They knew it was coming, but Jefferson County educators were frustrated and disappointed by Wednesday’s announcement that five more district schools had been selected for state-imposed overhauls because of poor academic performance.
July 29, 2012 - 6:54pm
'Lunch Line' documentary at Bellarmine to examine history, controversy
Since 1946, millions of American kids have taken advantage of the federally funded National School Lunch Program. But despite all the good it’s done in feeding growing bodies and minds, this partnership among farmers, schools and the USDA is fraught with controversy: Too much of a good thing...
August 30, 2011 - 10:01am
Whether he was grading (harshly) the state of the nation's medical schools or sparking academic ambition in a roomful of hesitant high-schoolers, Louisville-born Abraham Flexner proved to be the educational lion of the early 20th century.
This article appears in the August 2011 issue of LouisvilleMagazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.
July 29, 2012 - 7:08pm
The new documentary Louder than a Bomb hit Louisville this month as part of a project put together by Jeffersontown High School's arts & humanities departments. Students were left inspired and excited by performance poetry. Film subject Nate Marshall was also flown in from Chicago to visit and conduct workshops with young poets.
As young people, we’re taught that hard work brings success and of the importance of education. There are so many of us around, scribbling words and pictures that the world has yet to see existence of and so much of it is left overlooked or forgotten. It’s a daily struggle among the...
February 15, 2011 - 2:48pm
Simmons College of Kentucky, once a full-service university for the city’s African-American population, is working to regain its place in history.
This article appears in the January 2011 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.