Education

Opioid education bill passes House, heads to Senate

Source: LRC Press Office FRANKFORT—A bill to require lessons for public school students from elementary through high school about the dangers of prescription pain killers and addiction cleared the House today by a vote of 97-0. Recommendations for a prescription opioid abuse prevention curriculum would be developed by the state…


CPE elects 2017 leadership; sets tuition setting timeline

(FRANKFORT, Ky.)–The Council on Postsecondary Education elected Sherrill Zimmerman as its new chair and Ben Brandstetter as vice chair Friday. Zimmerman, of Prospect, chairs both the Council’s Tuition Development Work Group and Committee on Equal Opportunities and is the past chair of the Strategic Agenda Work Group. She is a retired…