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Conway talks about education plan

Jack Conway speaking about his education plan. (Source: Rick Miller, WAVE 3 News) Jack Conway speaking about his education plan. (Source: Rick Miller, WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The Democratic candidate for Kentucky governor outlined what he would try to get done on education, if elected.
 
During a stop at the main branch of the Louisville Free Public Library on York Street, Jack Conway said his plan calls for expanding early childhood education in waves and ultimately make all three and four year olds up to double the poverty level eligible.

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Conway also said he would to realign community and technical college programs to fit the need of area employers. 

According to Conway, the most important things to him are making sure students gain skills to gain jobs and to make education more affordable.

"This plan reflects ideas we garnered from teachers, parents, students, education leaders and businesses all across Kentucky," said Conway. 

Republican candidate Matt Bevin's education plan calls for putting money directly with families so it can be used for charter schools, home schooling or public schooling. Bevin also said he would give more control to local school boards and staff.

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