KSBA News Releases

KSBA News Releases

October 3,2018 - The passage of today’s changes to Kentucky’s high school graduation requirements does not diminish the concerns of KSBA and its 173 local school boards across the state. We will now take full advantage of the public comment period and encourage the state’s leading education groups who objected to today’s vote to advocate on behalf of students.
 
KSBA statement on proposed KDE changes to high school graduation requirements
October 1, 2018 - As the representatives of local school boards who continue to assume a greater share of financial responsibility in providing public education, we at the Kentucky School Boards Association urge the Kentucky Board of Education to devote more time and research into changing the high school graduation requirements...
 
 
Eminence Independent School board member selected to serve on National School Boards Action Council board of directors
September 19, 2018 - Pamela Morehead-Johnson of the Eminence Independent school board has been selected to serve as a member of the board of directors for the National School Boards Action Center (NSBAC). Morehead-Johnson was one of only two state association members selected from a nationwide pool of candidates. She will serve a two-year term...
 
 
August 17, 2018 - Proposed answers to school violence often center around stopping would-be offenders in their tracks. The objective is to make it harder for someone with ill-intent to perpetrate tragic events that have become commonplace on the evening news. Erecting physical barriers can make a school building safer, but eliminating the social, emotional and learning barriers for children can make a school safer and more inclusive...
 
 
August 16, 2018 - Kerri Schelling, executive director of the Kentucky School Boards Association, will represent the Commonwealth’s school board members when speaking to U.S Deputy Secretary of Education Dr. Mitchell (Mick) Zais and Federal Commission on School Safety on Friday, August 17. School board associations throughout the country submitted statements in preparation for the commission’s participation in a general session of a National School Boards Association summer gathering in Chicago. KSBA was among the state associations selected to address ways in which the federal government can assist local school districts in improving school safety....
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