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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,...

Tates Creek High International Baccalaureate students take third in Future Problem Solving

Cesar Garcia , left, Adam Childress, Gavin Holiday and Kylie Russ placed third in the global issues senior division of the Future Problems Solvers International competition. (Photo from Tates Creek High School)   By Tammy L. Lane Special to KyForward   A Tates Creek High School team excelled at the Future Problem Solving Program International’s June conference at Iowa State University...