Dr. Chandra Varia has been a member of the Floyd County school board since 2001.
Superintendents will join teachers and principals in having a growth and effectiveness system.
The Kentucky School Boards Association (KSBA) is accepting nominations for local board members interested in running for a seat on the association’s 27-member board of directors. Five director-at-large seats will be filled by election during the business session of the 2012 KSBA Annual Conference, Feb. 4. The five positions currently are held by the following people, all of whom are [...]
The Kentucky School Boards Association’s (KSBA’s) major summer training event, the Summer Leadership Institute (SLI) will be July 8-9 in Lexington. This event will continue the association’s emphasis on implementation of the state’s new school assessment and accountability system and other changes in the state’s public education system required under Senate Bill 1. […]
Larry Hammond wants his district to be a model for others in Kentucky.
Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed Kentucky School Boards Association (KSBA) Associate Executive Director David Baird to the eight-member Kentucky School Facilities Construction Commission (SFCC). Baird’s appointment was one of several education-related actions recently made by the governor. The SFCC, part of the state Finance and Administration Cabinet, assists school districts with school facility construction and technology funding. It distributes state [...]
Effort boosts mathematics skills, discipline through piano lessons From KSBA A musical link between mathematics skills and overall student performance in the Letcher County school district has been selected for the Kentucky School Boards Association’s (KSBA) highest academic honor, the Public Education Achieves in Kentucky (PEAK) Award. In the first 18 months of the piano program at its seven elementary [...]
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) will provide tools to analyze resource decisions to improve school districts’ operational processes and free resources to invest in the work of Senate Bill 1 through the Performance Excellence Connection Project. The “Kentucky Best Practices” website is a component of the project, and it will enable school districts to share solutions to common operational [...]
The relationship between school districts and local health departments will not change if the state switches to a managed-care system to administer Medicaid services, based on terms outlined in a request for proposals for managed-care organizations.