Opinion: Curse or cure? Online debate explores charter schools Monday, Jul 28 2014 

Photography for the Mystic Valley Charter Schools.By Jim Waters There are two kinds of ignorance: one is genuine unawareness; the other is willful. Rational Wiki defines “willful ignorance” as “the state and practice of ignoring any sensory input that appears to contradict one’s inner model of … Continue reading

The Nature Conservancy’s Kentucky chapter launches its summer LEAF internships Wednesday, Jul 16 2014 

halberd-leaved-violet-vilola-hThis past July 7 the Nature Conservancy’s Kentucky chapter welcomed the six newest student-interns for its Leaders in Environmental Action for the Future (LEAF) program. The students are all from near Atlanta, Ga. and will participate in conservation projects in … Continue reading

AMPED music program wraps with concert in the park this Saturday Friday, Jul 11 2014 

photo by AMPEDThe summer flies when you’re having fun, and for the more than a dozen students at the Academy of Music Production Education and Development (AMPED), the four week program went by too fast. The program, which met three times a week for … Continue reading

Seriously, THIS is the University of Louisville audit? Wednesday, Jul 2 2014 

deceptionSo two months after we first submitted a Freedom of Information Act request, we finally got the University of Louisville audit. But not really… What we got today is labeled “a consulting report,” 15 pages of findings and suggestions by Louisville-based … Continue reading

Sons of the American Revolution museum coming to West Main’s Museum Row Monday, Jun 30 2014 

A rendering of insideNot only is West Main Street becoming Museum Row. It also is becoming Interactive Experience/Learning Center Row. (All right, not as catchy!) One of the newest tenants of the cast iron buildings on the picturesque street, between Eighth and Ninth, … Continue reading

Humana co-founder David Jones donates $1 million to local Catholic schools Thursday, Jun 26 2014 

HumanaHumana co-founder David A. Jones has gifted Louisville’s Catholic Education Foundation $1 million to help its mission of funding Catholic education in the River City. Jones is making the donation with his wife Betty, and the goal is to help students … Continue reading

Kindergarten Countdown prepares students for successful transition into school Wednesday, Jun 25 2014 

Kindergarten CountdownChange can be difficult no matter the reason or occasion, and making the transition into a kindergarten classroom can be overwhelming to some children. Numerous studies have shown the time right before transitioning into kindergarten is critical for early academic … Continue reading

First of two free planning and zoning 101 workshops for residents Tuesday, July 8 Monday, Jun 23 2014 

metroLouisville’s planning and zoning codes have a massive impact on the city’s future and present quality-of-life. Yet this crucial function of the city’s government is not widely understood by the average citizen. To help close this knowledge gap, Metro Council … Continue reading

Two Southern Indiana high schools make their own Hollywood ending Sunday, Jun 22 2014 

New Albany High School's "Antigone"Even for the actors who have spent endless hours transforming themselves into foreign characters and taking on incredible roles, their own journey seems unreal. Two Southern Indiana high schools, New Albany High School of Floyd County and Jeffersonville High School … Continue reading

University of Louisville spinal cord research provides hope for those living with paralysis Saturday, Jun 21 2014 

Spinal-Cord-Helps-Paralyzed-Men-e1397852281889The University of Louisville is making national news for their advances in spinal cord injury treatment. The Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center at U of L has been sending electrical stimulation to severed spinal cords in an attempt to … Continue reading

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