Tina Bojanowski

No cell phones in class for Kentucky public school students if advancing bill becomes law

BY: - February 6, 2024

FRANKFORT — Legislation prohibiting Kentucky public school students from using their cell phones during class is a step closer to becoming law.  The House Education Committee gave bipartisan approval Tuesday to House Bill 383, which would require local school boards to adopt policies banning students from using cell phones during “instructional time.” A few committee […]

Discussion, no vote on bill mandating how academics in Kentucky would be evaluated

BY: - January 23, 2024

The Kentucky House Education Committee discussed but did not vote on a bill Tuesday that would allow public universities and colleges to remove faculty who fall short of “productivity requirements.”  Rep. James Tipton, the Republican chairman of the committee and the sponsor of House Bill 228, said the agenda was changed Monday night. Originally, the […]