Two candidates file for school board
Two candidates have completed the necessary paperwork to be official write-in candidates for the open Barren County Board of Education seat vacated by Austin Tracy District board member Tommy Ross last month.
NCLB waiver application posted for comment
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has posted the state’s application for flexibility under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965, which was reauthorized in 2001 as the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act.
Students raise heart disease awareness
Elementary students in the Glasgow Independent and Barren County school systems will get a taste of their respective high schools’ rivalry in an inter-district competition to raise awareness and funds for heart disease.
Students learn about government
What do government officials really do and how do the different city and county departments work? What’s it like to go to court or to jail? How do 911 dispatchers turn urgent phone calls into life-saving actions by first responders? How does water get from Barren River Lake to the tap inside a local home? What is B.I.T.S. (Barrens Information Technology Systems) and why is it important to so many different agencies and businesses in Glasgow and Barren County?
Student to promote arts
A third-grader at a local elementary will be helping to promote the arts in public schools around the world through her singing.
Choices keep schedule moving
As brick and stone work begins to be added to the exterior of the new Glasgow High School, choices for interior surfaces now have to be made to keep the construction schedule moving.
WKU-Glasgow focuses on retention
New students at Western Kentucky University-Glasgow Campus were treated to food, music and door prizes during the WKU freshmen assembly Monday afternoon, but that was just a small part of the activities campus director Sally Ray and her staff had prepared for them.
Hale discusses Glasgow HS agenda
Starting the 2012-13 school year next fall in a new, state-of-the-art building isn’t a big enough challenge for Glasgow High School’s new principal.
Are districts closing the gap?
Under Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) guidelines, all students in the state are expected to reach proficiency in reading and math.
No district left behind
No Child Left Behind (NCLB) federal legislation was passed in 2001 and became law in early 2002.
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