From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Johnson, Barbara

(born: 1960) 

Barbara Johnson was born in Paris, KY. In 1997, she received a Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award for adapting the Kentucky Education Reform Act's Extended School Service Program at the Paris Middle School. The program provided after-school and summer instruction and small group tutoring and support services such as transportation. For more see Barbara Johnson at the Milken Family Foundation website, and J. S. Shive, "Paris Middle Teacher Wins National Educator Award," Lexington Herald-Leader, 07/22/1998, Bluegrass Communities section, p. 11.


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NKAA Source: Lexington herald-leader (newspaper)

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