Reflections and responsibility on the Uvalde school shooting

Like many of you, I am heartbroken and angered over the tragedy that took place in Uvalde, Texas, on May 25. As is the case in many of your communities, students and staff at Robb Elementary were celebrating the end of this school year, looking ahead to the summer and imagining what the next year of school might bring. In a flurry of senseless violence, all of this was taken away.

By |2022-05-25T15:47:53-04:00May 25, 2022|

Giving thanks to teachers who change lives every day

Springtime in Kentucky brings lots of things for which to be grateful. I have had the opportunity to travel to and live in some amazingly beautiful places, but the abundance of colors that spring brings to the Bluegrass state makes this one of my favorite places on earth.

By |2022-04-28T13:30:08-04:00May 2, 2022|

Getting Kentucky students back on track will take all of us

There are times in everyone’s life where when you look back, you wonder how you ever made it through. Whether it’s the illness of a parent or a child, or the estrangement of a dear friend or loved one, these are times that change us and can make us stronger.

By |2022-05-09T08:39:48-04:00April 4, 2022|
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