Kentucky School Board To Meet In Louisville

The Kentucky Board of Education will meet this week in Louisville. Spokesperson Lisa Gross says on Wednesday the board will tour the Kentucky School for the Blind and conduct a business session on campus. “Then they will meet on Thursday and interview candidates for a search firm to look for our new commissioner,” Gross said. […]

School Board To Begin Search For Draud Successor

The Kentucky Board of Education will hold a special meeting Wednesday to formally accept the resignation of state Education Commissioner Jon Draud. Draud announced last month that he’ll step down for health reasons. Spokesperson Lisa Gross says the board will begin the seach process for a new leader and may also appoint an interim commissioner. […]

Draud Undergoing Performance Review

Kentucky Education Commissioner Jon Draud is making considerable news this year, but some of the reports raise questions about the job he’s doing. Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh looks at what effect, if any, the reports may have on Draud’s first performance review. Sixty-nine year old Jon Draud of Edgewood was a Republican member of […]