Working with power tools, hammering nails and climbing ladders with your friends and classmates – what more could a 5th-grader want?
The Kentucky Department of Education has been working to streamline its lists of course codes and to link specific standards to them.
Clark County teachers are using a curriculum designed to teach students social and emotional awareness, resilience and how to embrace a calm focus for learning.
A Johnson County teacher uses elements of writing, art and music to help her students master mathematics skills.
Photographer Bobby Ellis takes a look at how the staff and students at two different Woodford County elementary schools celebrated Halloween.
Grant County's Belinda Furman shares how she tried to foster a love of reading among her young students.
One of the curious things in education is while we tend to seek input from educators, parents and community members when making policy decisions, we don’t always seek input from those who are affected most by those decisions – the students.
The role of the school counselor has changed pretty dramatically since most of us were in school. At the Kentucky Department of Education, we realize the important role that counselors play in each and every school.
Grant County's Belinda Furman explains why holding brief, regular conferences with your students provides big benefits.
Franklin County's Jennifer Meo-Sexton explains why it's worth the time to build a strong classroom community based on respect.
After almost two years, more than 20 town hall meetings and thousands of public comments, Kentucky finally has a new accountability system and it is one of which we all should be proud.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking additional feedback on current English/language arts (ELA) standards and current mathematics standards.
Many Kentucky students are at a disadvantage for learning before they even start school, according to Kindergarten Readiness Screener data released by the Kentucky Department of Education.
At its meeting in Frankfort Dec. 6, the Kentucky Board of Education approved its budget and legislative priorities for the 2018 session of the General Assembly, among other items.
At a special meeting in Frankfort Dec. 5, the Kentucky Board of Education approved statements of consideration for regulations that would govern Kentucky’s accountability system and several aspects of charter schools.
The Hart County and Owensboro Independent public school districts have been named to the 8th Annual Advanced Placement Honor Roll, the College Board announced Dec. 6.
KyCL-FLUENT, the title of Kentucky’s birth to grade 12 approach to literacy planning, addresses the gaps in early learning, transition points along the way and issues of equity.
The Kentucky Association of School Councils (KASC) is offering two academies for teachers and administrators focusing on closing the achievement gap and increasing student achievement in January at three locations.
Applications are being accepted for the 2018-19 cohort of the Partnership for 21st Century Learning’s (P21) Exemplar Program, which highlights best practices in early learning centers, schools, districts and beyond school spaces that are preparing students for college, career and life.
Students are invited to submit artwork for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s (FWS) Federal Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program, which provides a creative outlet for students through a contest that can be incorporated into almost any subject.
Students ages 15-18 are invited to enter the 2018 Spellman High Voltage Electronics Clean Tech Competition, an international research and design challenge for pre-college students that encourages scientific understanding of real-world issues and the integration of environmentally responsible energy sources.