Warren County's Rich Pond Elementary School is one of two Kentucky public schools to be named this year as a Blue Ribbon winner for the second time. There are only eight public schools in Kentucky to earn the award twice since the program began in 1982.
New programs in two school districts are recognizing students who are proficient in more than one language.
If there's one thing that Carlee Cornett does not want someone walking out of the plays put on by Lincoln County Middle School to say it's this: "That was cute."
Kentucky schools using the suicide prevention program Sources of Strength, which mobilizes student social networks to promote positive behaviors.
School districts, postsecondary institutions and other entities are pooling their resources to create more opportunities for students through New Skills for Youth Kentucky.
Grant County's Belinda Furman says teachers can help their students become more reflective thinkers if they intentionally work it into their daily classroom routines.
2018 holds the potential for foundational changes that will lead to a stronger and more effective system of public education in Kentucky. However, we are at a pivotal point in the Commonwealth.
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.
The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc., sponsors of the Kentucky Teacher Awards, have opened the nomination process for the 2019 awards.
Pop Quiz: When is 1 equal to 1.5 or 2? When Brooke Powers is your math teacher, because her students at Beaumont Middle School (Fayette County) show 1.5 to two years growth in math progress per year.
The Kentucky Department of Education has released the New Skills for Youth Round 2 Request for Applications.
Kentucky’s plan for implementing the federal Every Student Succeeds Act has taken a step forward in the process toward approval.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking additional feedback on current English/language arts (ELA) standards and current mathematics standards.
The Kentucky Association of School Councils is offering a workshop featuring multiple sessions with original ideas for teaching and learning Feb. 15 at NorthEast Christian Church in Lexington.
Registration is open for the Kentucky Council of Teachers of English/Language Arts (KCTE) annual conference Feb. 23-24 at Embassy Suites Lexington.
Registration is open for the Kentucky Economics Challenge, a free online competition in which students can demonstrate their knowledge of economic literacy.
Students in grades 9-12 are invited to submit original artwork for the Governor’s Derby Poster Contest. Students are invited to submit their rendition of what they think Derby day looks like, with the winning poster to be displayed in the Capitol.
Nominations are open for The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation Teacher Innovator Awards. The awards recognize teachers who demonstrate an original and creative approach to teaching, exhibit resourcefulness, engage students and are making a positive impact on not only their classroom but their community, colleagues, administrators, school, and/or district.