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Coach at Heart: Superintendent of the Year Henry Webb uses sports background in current position

By Mike Marsee Special to KyForward “Coach” hasn’t been in Henry Webb’s job title in more than a dozen years, but he is still very much a coach at heart. As superintendent of the Floyd County schools, Webb is responsible for what he calls Team Floyd, which is working to ensure a better future for children in the county that is his home. “The heart of a coach’s job is to make people better...

Terry Holliday: Floyd County, East Carter
tell full story of progress schools are making

As we looked more closely at numbers from the Unbridled Learning Accountability System this week, there was much to celebrate. School report cards showed more students reached college- and career-readiness, more students graduated, reading and math scores improved at elementary and middle school and high school Advanced Placement and ACT results are at all-time highs. (See KyForward story here.)   This...

Terry Holliday: Floyd County, East Carter tell full story of progress schools are making

As we looked more closely at numbers from the Unbridled Learning Accountability System this week, there was much to celebrate. School report cards showed more students reached college- and career-readiness, more students graduated, reading and math scores improved at elementary and middle school and high school Advanced Placement and ACT results are at all-time highs. (See KyForward story here.)   This...