Changes in the ways we respond to and talk about drug addiction. Micro-credentials are sharpening the skills of Kentucky teachers. Inductees into the 2020 KY Writers Hall of Fame 

January 9, 2020

Drugs, incarceration and the Kentucky business community: Kentucky Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Ashli Watts is making it a priority to de-felonize drug possession and focus on recovery. And, Kentucky Health News reporter Melissa Patrick on how newsrooms are changing the language used to report about drug addiction. Plus, the micro-credential, a tool for classroom teachers that is making a difference. And, Tom Eblen with the 2020 inductees into the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame. 

Segments: 

ONE: Kentucky Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Ashli Watts is making it a priority to de-felonize drug possession and focus on recovery. And, Kentucky Health News reporter Melissa Patrick on how newsrooms are changing the language used to report about drug addiction. LISTEN 

TWO: Dr. Jennifer Carrol and Robert Brown of the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative on the micro-credential, a tool for classroom teachers that is making a difference in student performance and outcomes. LISTEN 

THREE: Carnegie Center for Learning and Literacy Arts Liaison Tom Eblen with the 2020 inductees into the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame. LISTEN

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