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Childcare Challenges

Childcare Challenges

Renee Shaw and guests discuss childcare challenges. Guests: State Sen. Danny Carroll, R-Benton, day care owner; Kristin Walker Collins, chief operating officer of the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky; Benjamin Gies, director of early childhood policy and practice at the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence; and Kevin Fields, president/CEO at Louisville Central Community Centers, Inc.
S28 E23 Length 56:33 Premiere: 7.19.21

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Kentucky Tonight, hosted by Renee Shaw, is an hour-long, weekly public affairs discussion program broadcasted live on Monday evenings. Discussions focus on issues confronting Kentuckians.

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Renee Shaw and her guests discuss back-to-school issues including health and safety protocols. Scheduled guests: Jason Glass, Ed.D., commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Education; Marty Pollio, Ed.D., superintendent of Jefferson County Public Schools; Carrie Ballinger, superintendent of Rockcastle County Schools; Eddie Campbell, president of the Kentucky Education Association; Penny Christian, vice president of leadership outreach for the Kentucky PTA; and Eric Kennedy, director of advocacy for the Kentucky School Boards Association.

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The Urban-Rural Divide in Kentucky

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Work Shifts: Kentucky's Labor Shortage and Hiring Challenges

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Season 28 Episodes

Childcare Challenges

S28 E23 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 7.19.21

The Urban-Rural Divide in Kentucky

S28 E22 Length 56:34 Premiere Date 7.12.21

Work Shifts: Kentucky's Labor Shortage and Hiring Challenges

S28 E21 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 6.28.21

Public Infrastructure: What Kentucky Needs

S28 E19 Length 56:34 Premiere Date 6.21.21

Debating Critical Race Theory

S28 E18 Length 56:34 Premiere Date 6.14.21

Kentucky's Rebound From COVID-19

S28 E17 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 6.7.21

Jobs and the Economy

S28 E16 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 5.17.21

The Future of Policing in America

S28 E15 Length 56:34 Premiere Date 5.10.21

President Biden's First 100 Days

S28 E14 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 5.3.21

Mass Shootings and Gun Laws

S28 E13 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 4.26.21

Voting Rights and Election Laws

S28 E12 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 4.20.21

The 2021 General Assembly: Debating Major Legislation

S28 E11 Length 56:34 Premiere Date 4.12.21

Wrapping Up the 2021 General Assembly

S28 E10 Length 56:34 Premiere Date 3.29.21

School Choice in Kentucky

S28 E9 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 3.22.21

No-Knock Warrants

S28 E8 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 3.15.21

Proposed Legislation to Modify Kentucky Teachers' Pensions

S28 E6 Length 56:34 Premiere Date 2.22.21

Debating Historical Horse Racing Legislation

S28 E5 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 2.8.21

New Lawmakers in the 2021 Kentucky General Assembly

S28 E4 Length 56:34 Premiere Date 2.1.21

A Nation Divided

S28 E3 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 1.18.21

Recapping the Start of the 2021 General Assembly

S28 E2 Length 56:34 Premiere Date 1.11.21

Previewing the 2021 General Assembly

S28 E1 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 1.4.21

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Kentucky Tonight, hosted by Renee Shaw, is a public affairs discussion program broadcasted live on Monday nights at 8/7c on KET and KET.org/live.

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Kentucky Tonightwas awarded a 1997 regional Emmy by the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The series was also honored with a 1995 regional Emmy nomination.

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