FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- The Kentucky Department of Education is looking for six students to serve on an advisory council to provide feedback to Education Commissioner Terry Holliday this school year.
The Next-Generation Student Council is open to public school students in grades 10 to 12. The students will meet with Holliday and Education Department staff four times during the year to discuss the impact of state-level decisions on students statewide.
Applications must be received or postmarked by 4:30 p.m. EDT Aug. 29. More information is available at http://bit.ly/KDENGSC .
A department committee will score answers contained in the applications, and appointments will be decided by the applicants' success in communicating ideas and goals.