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LouisvilleKY makes Amazon’s Top 20 Most Well-Read list

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(NASDAQ:AMZN)— Today, Amazon.com revealed their annual list of the Top 20 Most Well-Read Cities across the U.S., just in time for summer reading season. The ranking is determined by a compilation of sales data from cities with more than 500,000 residents on a per capita basis and includes purchases of all books, magazines and newspapers in both Kindle and print format from April 2015 to April 2016. The Top 20 Most Well-Read Cities are: 1. Seattle, Wash. 2. Portland, Ore. 3. Washington, D.C. 4. San Francisco, Calif. 5. Austin, Texas 6. Las Vegas, Nev. 7. Tucson, Ariz. 8. Denver,…

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LouisvilleKY schools focus of Harvard poverty study

Mayor Fischer, Superintendent Hargens and Community Leaders Begin Harvard Project to Tackle Systemic Poverty Issues “By All Means” initiative kicks off with two-day session in Cambridge CAMBRIDGE (May 19, 2016) – Mayor Greg Fischer, Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Donna Hargens and other Louisville leaders on Wednesday wrapped up two days of intensive learning at the first session of a two-year Harvard Graduate School of Education initiative to study and develop solutions to tackle the impact of poverty on education and child achievement. “Over and over again, people share with me their dream to develop a system that gives every child a…