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Covington summer program’s curriculum focus paying off Future of technology system designed to improve instruction and effectiveness in question CTE is the ‘new cool’ in Adair County Boyd program uses food to bring two very different groups of students together Q Riding into learning
 
Covington summer program’s curriculum focus paying off

Covington summer program’s curriculum focus paying off

Elementary students in Covington Independent Schools are benefitting from changes to a long-running summer youth program that places an emphasis on mathematics and reading.

Future of technology system designed to improve instruction and effectiveness in question

Future of technology system designed to improve instruction and effectiveness in question

State education officials want to know whether teachers, schools and districts want the state to continue to provide the Continuous Instructional Improvement System at no cost to districts or whether districts want to use their own system.

CTE is the ‘new cool’ in Adair County

CTE is the ‘new cool’ in Adair County

Satellite CTE programs heighten awareness of career pathways, industry certificates.

Boyd program uses food to bring two very different groups of students together

Boyd program uses food to bring two very different groups of students together

Culinary arts and special education students at Boyd County High School are learning from each other as they work together in a program designed to benefit both groups.

Q&A with Dr. Jack McElroy, a longtime CTE educator

Q&A with Dr. Jack McElroy, a longtime CTE educator

"Dr. Jack" is known across the state for his contributions to Kentucky CTE and the teachers who have made a career for themselves in the education profession.

Riding into learning

Riding into learning

An after school bicycle club is sparking Holmes Middle School students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math.

Graduation rate report ranks Kentucky among the top states

21 May 2015

A recent report on graduation rates calls Kentucky “a beacon to all other states” and lauds the state’s ability to all but eliminate the opportunity gap between low-income students and all other students to graduate on time. The 2015 Building a Grad Nation report is released annually by the Alliance for Excellent Education, America’s Promise Alliance, Civic Enterprises […]

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Public input sought on traits for next commissioner

21 May 2015

The Kentucky Board of Education is seeking public input on traits it should consider when selecting Kentucky’s next commissioner of education. Current Commissioner Terry Holliday announced in April that he is retiring, effective Aug. 31. At a special board meeting on May 7, the board discussed a number of traits and characteristics that members believe are […]

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WKU physics workshop open to teachers

21 May 2015

The Western Kentucky University Physics Department will host “Lifelong Learning: Physics Modeling Workshop” July 6-24 in Bowling Green. The workshop is designed to introduce teachers to aspects of the Modeling Method and develop skills needed in implementing this method to teach mechanics. Participants will complete nine mechanics units and will receive written course materials to […]

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Covington summer program’s curriculum focus paying off

Covington summer program’s curriculum focus paying off

19 May 2015

Elementary students in Covington Independent Schools are benefitting from changes to a long-running summer youth program that places an emphasis on mathematics and reading.

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Superintendents’ Spotlight: Randall Christopher, Estill County

14 May 2015

The Estill County school district is implementing various programs as it pursues the mission of “Every Child Succeeds.” New mathematics and reading initiatives at all grade levels, program reviews and new attendance goals all point to student success. The district is committed to ensuring all students are college- and career-ready and is extremely proud of […]

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Future of technology system designed to improve instruction and effectiveness in question

Future of technology system designed to improve instruction and effectiveness in question

12 May 2015

State education officials want to know whether teachers, schools and districts want the state to continue to provide the Continuous Instructional Improvement System at no cost to districts or whether districts want to use their own system.

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CTE is the ‘new cool’ in Adair County

CTE is the ‘new cool’ in Adair County

12 May 2015

Satellite CTE programs heighten awareness of career pathways, industry certificates.

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KBE moves ahead in search for new commissioner

08 May 2015

During a special meeting in Louisville this week, the Kentucky Board of Education discussed the characteristics it would like to see in the next commissioner of education and voted to hire a firm to conduct a search to replace current Commissioner Terry Holliday when he retires August 31. Director of the National Center for Innovation […]

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Superintendents’ Spotlight: Terri Cox-Cruey, Kenton County

07 May 2015

Superintendent Terri Cox-Cruey and Kenton County school district staff and educators are firm believers that strong leaders lead by example, model best practices and remain open-minded to new learning opportunities. Under the guidance of district leadership, teachers have spent the last three years working on literacy and mathematics initiatives supported by the Bill and Melinda […]

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EPSB appoints acting executive director

07 May 2015

Jimmy Adams of Lexington will serve as the acting executive director of the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB). “As the acting executive director, Jimmy Adams, will provide not only consistency to the Board’s work but will move the many initiatives of EPSB forward during this time of transition”, said EPSB Chair Cassandra Webb. Adams, who […]

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