The Kentucky State Fair comes to Louisville every year, but there always seems to be something new and surprising to find as a photographer when I go there.
Making connections between music and literacy can benefit students’ understanding of both, teachers learn at Arts Integration Academy.
It's that time of year again. With new backpacks, new clothes and new shoes, students are heading back to school in Kentucky.
From canine companions to community outreach, there are many ways in which districts are working to meet students’ needs.
A record 91 percent of eligible Kentucky school-based certified educators responded to a survey about teaching conditions at their school.
Bullitt County's Darrell Vincent shares how he used his students' interest in August's solar eclipse to create a project-based lesson his engineering students won't soon forget.
Grant County's Belinda Furman, the 2018 Kentucky Elementary Teacher of the Year, says it takes a lot of effort to build relationships with students, but it's vital for students to succeed.
While we – as educators and parents – often talk about academic achievement, it’s not the only concern I have as Kentucky's commissioner of education. We need to begin talking more often about the social and emotional health of our students
The teachers and students at one Boone County school turned their grief of losing one student into a schoolwide project - and learning experience - to help someone else.
Boone County's Kellie Clark, the 2018 Kentucky Teacher of the Year, says inspiration for new classroom lessons can come from anywhere if you are willing to look.
Grant County's Belinda Furman, the 2018 Kentucky Elementary Teacher of the Year, thinks there are a lot of similarities between packing for a vacation and preparing for a new school year.
During the annual Continuous Improvement Summit Sept. 19 in Lexington, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) recognized five schools and two districts for best practices.
After more than a year-and-a-half of extensive outreach and engagement efforts, the Kentucky Department of Education has submitted its Consolidated State Plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act to the United States Department of Education.
The Kentucky Department of Education recognized 10 Kentucky public schools on Sept. 18 for outstanding teaching and learning conditions. These Winners’ Circle schools were recognized for their effective teaching and school leadership practices and will be shared as models of best practices across the state.
Public school students in grades 10-12 are invited to apply for membership on the Commissioner’s Student Council, an advisory group that provides input and feedback to Kentucky Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt. The council also is designed to engage student leaders in learning by doing.
he percentage of Kentucky public high school graduates meeting the state’s college-readiness benchmarks on the ACT college-entrance exam in reading and mathematics increased marginally, but slightly fewer students met the state English benchmark, according to data released today by ACT.
The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is offering a free professional learning workshop on teaching economics and personal finance through children’s literature Oct. 19 at Drury Inn in Bowling Green.
Registration is opening soon for 2018 regional competition in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Science Bowl, a nationwide system of knowledge tournaments in critical areas of STEM.
Registration is open for the Northern Kentucky University’s Camp Innovation Pathways to College program this fall for students in grades K-8.
Applications are being accepted for the Commissioner’s Student Council, a student panel that meets with the commissioner of education and Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) staff.