A publication of the Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism

UK Cooperative Extension Service using arts, natural sciences to bring renowned writer’s works to life

By Katie Pratt Special to KyForward The Greenup County office of the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service is using the arts and natural sciences to bring the works of a world-renowned writer to life for students in his native county. Anne Stephens, the county’s fine arts extension agent, collaborated with Greenup County Farm Bureau, Greenup County School District and Shawnee State...

Covington's Holmes High example of school-business 'Close the Deal' partnership success

Kentucky’s Close the Deal program, which creates a partnership between school districts and business communities, saw such success in its second year in 2013-14, particularly in Covington’s Holmes High School, that the state was prompted to continue the program and launch it into four more districts this year.   Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson, who brought the program to Frankfort from Louisville...