Education

Lawmakers passed the program in 2021, but it never got off the ground. A Franklin County judge struck down the program in October for running afoul of a provision in the state constitution that prevents the collection of tax dollars for private schools.
Ky. lawmakers seek to expand blocked private school scholarship program
The school system will provide lunches, and the resource centers will be open to assist students and community members.
Christian County Public Schools, HCC and MSU closed Monday
A former special education teacher and guidance counselor for Christian County Public Schools, Poindexter had been serving as interim principal at HMS since August.
Nicole Poindexter named HMS principal
Two ceremonies are planned on Dec. 10 in the Thomas L. Riley Lecture Hall.
HCC slates commencement ceremonies
A $10 million grant that Christian County Public Schools received in October is not part of the federal relief money now in question in school districts, said Superintendent Chris Bentzel.
Superintendent: Federal relief money for Christian County Public Schools is not in question
Other new certificates include training in payroll accounting, green building technology, robotics and medical fields.
HCC adds course for 3-D printing, other new certificates
Henderson County teachers will earn $11 an hour if they take on custodial duties after the school day ends.
Western Kentucky district seeks teachers to work as custodians
The driver shortage isn’t a new problem, but the coronavirus pandemic was a “perfect storm” that escalated the challenge of staffing 96 bus routes in Christian County, said Mike Brumley, who has been the district’s transportation director for 12 years. 
Teachers help fill gaps in the ranks of bus drivers
The Christian County Board of Education voted Thursday to add two days to the holiday break.
Students, employees getting a full week off at Thanksgiving
Community members have until Nov. 19 to respond to an online survey that lists five possible options each for name, colors and mascot.
Community asked to help narrow choices for new high school name, colors and mascot

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