Per-pupil K-12 funding in Ky is approaching a 30 year low. Experiences of refugees who resettle in Lexington. An anthropologist’s unusual approach to documenting E. Kentucky history. 60-Minutes correspondent Scott Pelley on his memoir. 

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One: Despite claims to the contrary, per-pupil K-12 education funding in Kentucky is approaching a low not seen since before the legislature enacted the Kentucky Education Reform Act in 1990. Tom Martin discusses it with Ashley Spalding, Senior Analyst, Kentucky Center for Economic Policy.  LISTEN

Two: Learn from Derek Feldman of Kentucky Refugee Ministries of the experiences of refugees who resettle in Lexington. Hear about anthropologist Zada Komara's unusual approach to documenting Eastern Kentucky history. LISTEN

Three:  60-Minutes correspondent Scott Pelley, coming to Lexington for the Kentucky Book Fair, discusses his memoir and why journalism and truth matter.LISTEN

Interviews in order of appearance:

Ashley Spalding

Derek Feldman

Zada Komara

Scott Pelley

 

Contact: Tom Martin at es@eku.edu or leave voicemail at 859-622-9358 

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