Category Archives: Local Schools

College Students Going Back to Class…Scammers Might Follow

Students across the Bluegrass are returning to college campuses. Better Business Bureau® serving Central & Eastern Kentuckyadvises students and parents to be aware of scammers that may target these young people, many on their own for the first time. 

According to 2018’s BBB Scam Tracker Risk Report, 41.6% of students reported a loss when exposed to a scam as compared to 28.3% of non-students. Students who are now exposed to managing their own finances are online looking for ways to save. It is important to be aware of scammers looking to take advantage.

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STATEMENT: From House Democratic Leadership, on today’s Labor Cabinet ruling affecting teachers

“This administration has tried every trick in the book to undermine our teachers and their supporters. Its Labor Cabinet threatens them with fines for exercising their right to be heard on legislation directly affecting them; its Finance and Administration Cabinet all but locks the doors to the Capitol to shut down any form of dissent; and the governor calls them thugs and tries to take away their retirement. Our teachers — and all of Kentucky — deserve better than this.”  — House Democratic Leaders Rocky Adkins, Derrick Graham and Joni Jenkins

Berea Police: School Starts Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the first day of classes for Berea Community Schools and Madison County Schools. Traffic will be impacted by construction and everyone should make sure to give themselves extra time to get where they are going.

Please pay extra attention to stopped school buses and children as they load and unload.

If you pass a stopped school bus you WILL BE CITED by . We want everyone to enjoy their first day of school, and we want everyone to be safe.

Officers will be directing traffic in the trouble areas at least for the first week.

BEREA NAMED ONE OF THE BEST 385 COLLEGES IN THE PRINCETON REVIEW’S 2020 GUIDE

The Princeton Review has once again included Berea College in its just-released publication of The Best 385 Colleges: 2020 Edition.

Berea is nationally recognized for its high-quality education and its distinctive labor program, which hires every admitted student to help operate the school. Berea is also known for its Tuition Promise Scholarship that covers the $44,100 annual tuition cost for every student. That is particularly meaningful for Berea’s students since most come from families making an average of $29,000 and are the first in their families to attend college.

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