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KDE commissioner’s Student Advisory Council discusses mental health, non-traditional instruction

The Kentucky Education Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council – comprised of 29 high school students throughout Kentucky – met virtually on July 29 to discuss concerns and hopes for the 2020-2021 school year. It was the first meeting for the 2020-2021 council. Presenters from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) led discussions about non-traditional instruction (NTI) during the coming...

KDE selects 19 students from public high schools to join Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council

The Kentucky Department of Education has announced that 19 students from Kentucky public high schools have been selected to join the Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council for the 2020-21 year. The council was established to provide feedback on critical issues impacting students and schools and works with KDE staff to develop ideas to improve and transform education. The group meets with the commissioner...

Thirteen students from across Kentucky selected for Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council

Kentucky Teacher Thirteen Kentucky public high school students have been named to the Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council, a group that provides input to Kentucky Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis. The newly-selected members will serve the remainder of the school year. Sophomores and juniors will have the opportunity to serve again in Fall 2019. The new members include: • Natalie Baker...

Pruitt selects 16 news students to serve on Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council

Sixteen Kentucky public high school students have been named to the Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council, a group that provides input to Kentucky Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt. The newly-selected members will serve at least one year. They include: Gregory Coleman – 12th grade, The Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics/Phelps High School, Pike Co. Elijah Cooper –...