The job field for computer programmers is wide open, but many Kentucky schools are short on both students to learn computer science skills and courses for teaching them. A few schools, however, have found ways to bridge those gaps.
More than half the students in Montgomery County Schools participate in one of the district’s many music offerings, ranging from the traditional band and chorus to guitar and musical theater. The district’s commitment to music has earned it a Public Education Achieves in Kentucky Award.
This budget cycle, the funding message was heard at the Capitol. With the tone set by the governor, lawmakers scrounged up more SEEK funding. Budget and snow day relief generated plenty of headlines, but the session produced other education laws, too. See the list of winners and losers.