Six academies within Kenton County Schools are acting as a pipeline to supply employees for high-demand occupations in northern Kentucky. The unique program that links schools, business and industry, and higher education has become KSBA’s latest PEAK Award winner.
The new demographic
Not all grandparents can spoil their grandkids and then take them home to their parents. For an increasing number of Kentucky grandparents, those grandkids are permanent fixtures and they need help and support from school systems.
A new road to progress
The school district in isolated, low-income Owsley County has a host of socioeconomic factors working against it – and its students. But Owsley County Schools is taking full advantage of what may be the area’s greatest asset: high-speed Internet access.