Sometime this week, the April edition of the KSBA magazine, Kentucky School Advocate, should be in the mailboxes of board members, superintendents and others, and it will be available online for reading on Friday, April 1.
Among the major articles in this month’s magazine are:
· A look at how some Kentucky schools are raising awareness of – and assistance to – students who have mental health needs.
· Tips from several districts on getting the most out of Advanced Placement classes and moving more students to AP exam success.
· An exploration of energy management career pathways and student involvement in creating energy cost reductions.
· Different approaches used by several districts in finding the substitute teachers they need on a daily basis, including issues of pay and work conditions.
· A conversation about challenges and opportunities facing Kentucky’s school programs for gifted and talented students.
· An in-depth examination of one high school’s initiative aimed at motivating students toward graduation.
Also included in this month’s magazine are the regular features People Are Talking media quotes, Take Note acknowledging special K-12 happenings and the Get Your Message Out and Executive Insights commentaries.