Archive | May 11, 2010

Badgett Foundation creates scholarship fund for Hancock students, teachers

Bentley Badgett said his uncle knew the importance of an education. That’s one reason the Madisonville entrepreneur left the bulk of his estate to the J. Rogers Badgett Sr. Foundation and the majority of the funds are used for educational purposes. It’s also the reason Bentley Badgett, president of the foundation, is using some of […]

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3 photojournalism students among finalists for Hearst championship

Three WKU students are among six finalists selected to compete in the 50th annual National Photojournalism Championships of the Hearst Journalism Awards Program in New York City. WKU students Tyler Cacek, a sophomore from Columbia, Mo.; Cody Duty, a senior from Decatur, Texas; and Scott McIntyre, a senior from Louisville, will compete June 8-12. In […]

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WKU’s Sam Evans, Lynn Hines among contributors to new book on education

Accomplished Teachers: Institutional Perspectives challenges the nation’s PK-12 and postsecondary education system and state/local governing bodies—as well as the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) itself—to strengthen the linkage between the NBPTS standards and assessment process and teacher preparation, program accreditation, and state licensure. “This relationship is not only beneficial to the institutions themselves, […]

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