Kentucky Association of School Administrators announces Superintendent of the Year finalists

Four Kentucky school superintendents are in the running for the 2018 Kentucky Superintendent of the Year Award. The finalists include: Jon Ballard, of Elizabethtown Independent Schools, Dr. Nick Brake, of Owensboro Independent Schools, Dr. James Evans, Jr., of Lee County Schools and Dr. Anthony Strong of Pendleton County Schools. Finalists were selected based on the following criteria: 1. Leadership...

State board looks at applications from three school systems to be Districts of Innovation

Special to KyForward   The Kentucky Board of Education will consider adding three more school systems to the Districts of Innovation designation which allows approved districts to be exempt from certain regulations and/or laws.   A staff note for the Feb. 5 state board meeting, posted last week on the Department of Education’s website, states that the agency is recommending Districts of...