Four finalists are in the running for Kentucky's top education job.
The candidates for education commissioner will be interviewed by the board next month.
The finalists are:
- State Representative Jon Draud of Edgewood
- Owensboro Independent Schools Superintendent Larry Vick
- retired Hardin County Schools Superintendent Richard Hughes
- Jim Warford, the former chancellor of the Florida Department of Education.
A fifth finalist has decided not to continue in the process.