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.
The 2017 ACTE Teacher of the Year has spent more than 30 years teaching students valuable skills and helping them become leaders in their school and community.
A new pathway helps students earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing faster, with lower costs and more opportunities to earn credentials along the way.
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.
Hopkins County's Garris Landon Stroud says flipping his classroom gave him the opportunity to encourage deeper learning in his science classroom.
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.
Thousands of Kentucky public school students will have the opportunity to gain experience in computer coding starting today as part of Computer Science Education Week.
Applications are being accepted for the 2018 Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs June 24-July 14 at Transylvania University in Lexington. The program is open to students in grades 9-11, and participants can earn high school class credit and scholarships to Kentucky colleges and universities.
Madison County schools will host the 11th annual Kentucky Middle School Mock Trial Competition on Feb. 9 in Richmond. The event is open to teams of students who will try a case in a real-life practice situation.
Jodi Grant Jones, a teacher at Eastside Middle School (Bullitt County), has been named the 2017 Kentucky Health Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (KAPHERD).
The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection’s (DEP) 2017-18 EcoART Contest is open to Kentucky high school students. The contest provides an opportunity for students to gain statewide recognition for their artwork as it relates to Kentucky’s environment. Used as a tool for environmental education, art supports DEP’s mission to protect and conserve Kentucky’s environment.
Applications are being accepted for the 2018 White House History Teacher Institute, scheduled for July 16-20 in Washington, D.C. The workshop allows educators to discover the history behind the White House and explore how stories from the building can be used to enhance social studies classrooms.