Ariel Fader, a senior at Ryle High School (Boone County), and Minhal Nazeer, a senior at Kentucky Country Day School (Jefferson County), were selected from among the state’s top student leaders to be part of the national 104-student delegation of the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP). Fader and Nazeer also will each receive a $10,000 college scholarship for undergraduate study from The Hearst Foundations.
The Kentucky Student Voice Team (KSVT) is seeking input from middle and high school students about the way they experience issues related to racial and ethnic exclusion in their schools.
Kentucky Student Voice Team launches The New Edu, an independent student-led education journalism service
The Kentucky Student Voice Team (KSVT) published the first articles on The New Edu, a new youth-led education media service on Oct. 10.
Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council members, Lt. Gov. Coleman present student mental health recommendations to Kentucky legislators
Several current and former members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) continued their advocacy efforts for student mental health during the Aug. 16 meeting of the Kentucky legislature’s Interim Joint Committee on Education in Frankfort.
Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass was joined by Kentucky Board of Education Chair Lu Young to testify before the Kentucky General Assembly’s Administrative Regulation Review Subcommittee for nearly three hours on Aug. 17 regarding the KBE’s recently adopted emergency regulation requiring universal masking in schools.