Kentucky lawmakers are trying to figure out how the state can improve digital learning across all classrooms in the commonwealth. The General Assembly has formed a task force to review possible legislative changes that encourage using technology in schools.
The Associated Press reports that seventeen states, including Tennessee, have established sales tax holidays for back to school purchases. The states provide temporary tax breaks on back to school items such as clothes, notebook paper, pencils, and ---in some states---computers.
Only about 20% of public school superintendents in Kentucky are women, and there’s currently only one minority in that role. Applications are being accepted through August 13th for the Kentucky Department of Education's Minority Superintendent Intern Program.