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Berea College to host day of celebration for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Berea College staff, faculty and students have organized a series of events in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, Jan. 15, including a convocation featuring “The Fannie Lou Hamer Story: A One-Woman Play,” performed by Mzuri Moyo Aimbaye.

The day’s activities are co-sponsored by the Office of the President, Carter G. Woodson Center for Interracial Education, Black Cultural Center, Willis D. Weatherford Campus Christian Center, Center for Excellence in Learning Through Service, Berea College Music Department and Union Church.

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Berea Takes No. 1 Spot for Least Graduate Debt in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Ranking, Named a “Best College Value” Institution

Long known for providing access to high-quality, low-cost education, Berea College has again been named as the No. 1 College with Lowest Average Graduating Debt by Kiplinger.  https://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/college/T014-S002-colleges-with-lowest-average-graduating-debt-2018/index.html?rid=EML&rmrecid=2125262311.

Berea also ranked in the top 50 of Liberal Arts Colleges (#49) in the U.S. and in the top 100 of all colleges and universities (#95) in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s list of the 300 Best College Values for 2018.https://www.kiplinger.com/article/college/T014-C000-S002-kiplinger-s-best-college-values-2018.html

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Funding Gap Between Kentucky’s Wealthy and Poor School Districts Climbing Toward Pre-KERA Levels

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A new report by the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy shows the funding disparity between Kentucky’s wealthiest and poorest school districts is getting closer to the level it was before a landmark Kentucky Supreme Court case led to comprehensive school funding reform in the early 1990s. Continue reading Funding Gap Between Kentucky’s Wealthy and Poor School Districts Climbing Toward Pre-KERA Levels