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Commentary: Kentucky Board of Education recent appointment of student representation is a milestone

By Emanuelle Sippy and Sanaa Kahloon Special to KyForward With Eastern High School student Solyana Mesfin’s recent appointment by Gov. Andy Beshear as a non-voting member of the Kentucky Board of Education, Kentucky joins the ranks of 20 other states who have young people playing a similar role. As a Jefferson County junior and daughter of Ethiopian immigrants who is active in several youth-driven,...

Board of Governor’s Scholars Program Foundation seeking candidates for the position of President

The Governor’s Scholars Program Foundation’s board of directors is seeking candidates for the position of Foundation President, to begin service in Winter 2019. The Governor’s Scholars Program Foundation (GSPF) is a 501-c-3 charitable organization that supports the work of the Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP), a nonprofit organization that strives to enhance Kentucky’s next...

Mike Denham: Some of Kentucky’s best academic programs occurring during summer months

Some of Kentucky’s most successful academic programs take place, oddly enough, when the school year is over. Several of these got their start in the 1980s, and they have since given thousands of our brightest middle and high school students a chance to come together in a college setting and learn in ways that often extend beyond the traditional classroom. The Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP) is...