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Family members collaborate with innovative mountain K-12 for quality education at home

First of Two parts By Ron Daley Special to KyForwrd Rural Eastern Kentucky school districts utilized the innovative learning practices and digital teaching platforms they have used for years to jump-start the “Non-Traditional Instruction” (NTI) programming necessary when in-person classes were forced to shut down in mid-March because of COVI19. School officials say it was not just their students...

Eastern Kentucky lags significantly behind rest of Kentucky and nation in census response

By Ron Daley Special to KyForward Eastern Kentucky is significantly lagging the state and other parts of the nation in responding to the U.S. Census which will determine future federal funding as well as representation in federal and state legislative seats. According to data filed by the U.S. Census on April 7 the 5th Congressional District representing eastern Kentucky response rate as only 34.9%...