Sixty-Six School Districts Apply For Storm Waivers

Nearly 40-percent of Kentucky school districts are taking advantage of legislation allowing them to waive instructional days due to weather-related disasters. Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh has more. DisasterDistricts :45 SOQ Sixty-six of Kentucky’s 174 school districts are seeking disaster-day waivers, granted by lawmakers in the wake of January’s ice storm and September’s high winds […]

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. […]