Features

Fitting in

Elementary teachers learn how to fit science instruction into a pencil box and the school day.

No child left alone

Hardin County elementary schools find a creative way to make sure all children have a friend on the playground.

Responsibility, writing and relationships developed through newspaper

Student-run newspaper teaches Berea High Schools students skills for the classroom and life.

ATC students help get summer program rolling

Students in Barren County played a key role in readying a bus for the district’s summer reading and meals program.

Graduation Day

A total of 19 students received their diplomas this year at the Kentucky School for the Blind and the Kentucky School for the Deaf.

Leadership

Your comment is needed on proposed ESSA regulations

Although Kentuckians from across the Commonwealth have been eager to make their voices heard about what they want in a new accountability system, their voices still could be overshadowed.

Courage in the face of change

Kentucky educators have seen great change over the past few years, but it has made us stronger and it has made a better life for our students.

Superintendent’s Spotlight: Marty Feltner, Nicholas County

The mission of Nicholas County is shaped by the local board of education and community, which has charged the district to develop students “that...

Making the most of nature

Anji Davidson shares how the Expeditionary Learning Fellows helped her explore the learning potential of the great outdoors.

Superintendent’s Spotlight: Anthony Little, Leslie County

In recent years, K-PREP assessment scores in the Leslie County school district have consistently improved with the district receiving a Proficient/High Progress rating for...
Holly Bloodworth

Learning while teaching

Holly Bloodworth shares how she learned what teachers discover by traveling abroad can impact what they do in their own classrooms.

News

Kentucky School for the Blind students author book

Seven students from the Kentucky School for the Blind are hoping to release the first-ever professionally published anthology written by blind and visually-impaired teenagers this fall.

Pruitt testifies before Senate committee on ESSA

Kentucky Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions in Washington, D.C., July 14.

Pruitt to testify before U.S. Senate committee on ESSA

Kentucky Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions July 14 on the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act.

Accountability work groups meet July 14

The first meeting of Kentucky’s accountability work groups will be July 14 in Elizabethtown.

Commissioner names Dyslexia Task Force

Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt has named a task force to study dyslexia and develop recommendations on policy, personnel, and the instructional and fiscal resources needed to identify and support students with dyslexia.

Bulletin Board

KDE providing new training for peer observers

The Kentucky Department of Education is providing new peer observation training for the Professional Growth and Effectiveness System both in person and online this...

Registration open for child abuse prevention conference

Registration is open for the Kids Are Worth It! Conference, a statewide, multidisciplinary conference focused on child abuse prevention, scheduled for Sept. 12-13 at...

Professional learning opportunities in mathematics

Looking for professional learning opportunities in mathematics? Take a look at these events.

Workshop on KTIP available for first-year teachers

The Jesse Stuart Literacy Council is offering a workshop for first-year teachers Aug. 4 at Madison Central High School in Richmond. “Surviving KTIP and...

Core Advocate webinar series

Monthly Core Advocate webinars are held 7-8 p.m. ET on the third Tuesday of the month.

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