eastern Kentucky floods

Perry County school communities show eastern Kentucky grit, resilience

As floodwaters began to quickly overtake his community on July 28, Jamie Fugate found himself some three hours away getting panicked phone calls. For Fugate, a principal in Perry County, the Kentucky Association of School Administrators (KASA) conference in Louisville ended abruptly and ahead of schedule.

By |2022-09-14T11:41:29-04:00September 14, 2022|

It’s Time To Help the Helpers

“Look for the helpers,” is sound advice we have come to rely on in the aftermath of tragedy. The phrase originated from Nancy McFeely Rogers, but her words were later popularized by her son, Fred Rogers, in his book, “Mister Rogers Talks with Parents.”

By |2022-09-08T10:16:42-04:00September 8, 2022|

Kentucky Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass’ statement on the passage of House Bill 1 flood relief package

“We are appreciative of the General Assembly’s quick actions to address the many needs facing our schools in eastern Kentucky after the historic flooding. In our regular discussions with these superintendents, some of their top concerns were how soon they could get their students in school, how they would meet the mandatory number of attendance days for students and how they could assist their teachers."

By |2022-08-26T14:01:12-04:00August 26, 2022|
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