Harry Collins, a middle school science teacher at Arlie Boggs Elementary School in Eolia, instructed his class at the school’s outdoor wetlands lab. “We feel like we’re able to offer students these very important experiences,” Collins said.
Harry Collins, a middle school science teacher at Arlie Boggs Elementary School in Eolia, instructed his class at the school’s outdoor wetlands lab. “We feel like we’re able to offer students these very important experiences,” Collins said. Herald-Leader
Harry Collins, a middle school science teacher at Arlie Boggs Elementary School in Eolia, instructed his class at the school’s outdoor wetlands lab. “We feel like we’re able to offer students these very important experiences,” Collins said. Herald-Leader

Chapter 13: Schools improving in Eastern Kentucky, but progress ‘painfully slow’

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50 Years of Night

In 1963, Harry Caudill of Whitesburg published “Night Comes to the Cumberlands: A Biography of a Depressed Area,” which shone a spotlight on the plundering of the mountains of Eastern Kentucky. The book forever changed Appalachia. On the eve of the book’s 50th anniversary, the Lexington Herald-Leader launched a yearlong look at the region’s struggles since Night was published.

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December 14, 2013 10:00 PM