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...

Kenton Co. high schoolers take the stage, spotlight in regional forum on school funding

By Brad Hughes Special to KyForward   Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday pitched the potential benefits to schools from Gov. Steve Beshear’s budget proposal. Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson urged a crowd of 200 to get involved one-on-one with their legislators to back the funding increase.   But it was the student voice, particularly that of two Kenton County high schoolers, that had...