Barbourville Independent was one of nine school districts selected for a two-year pilot program using $2 million in federal American Rescue Plan and Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) funds to help them implement high-quality instructional resources aligned with Kentucky's academic standards and include research-based materials.
Jason Reeves, professor of education at Georgetown College, was presented with the Robinson Award for Diversity and Equity in Public Education at the Kentucky Board of Education’s (KBE’s) regular meeting on April 20.
Dennis Messer has a new role in education. On July 1 he took on the position of superintendent for Barbourville Independent. He replaced Lenora Kay Dixon, who retired at the end of June.
The Kentucky Technology Student Association (KYTSA) will start 16 new high school chapters this fall thanks to a generous donation from Stan and Karen Pigman. All 16 schools are in the southeast region of Kentucky and will receive funding to start and maintain an active KYTSA chapter.
According to Kentucky Department of Education staff, additional money will be needed to implement Senate Bill 1 (2017).
The 2017 VSA Kentucky Student Traveling Exhibition, “A Matter of Perspective” – which showcases original artwork created by K-12 students with disabilities from schools throughout Kentucky – is now traveling to schools and other community venues throughout the Commonwealth.
Larry Warren The Barbourville Independent school district is very proud of its tradition – since 1890 it has been preparing children academically. The district boasts many admirable alumni in almost every conceivable field. Students benefit from a wide variety of research-based instructional programs that promote active engagement through hands-on learning, real-world connections and higher-order thinking. The district offers [...]