As a group of teachers from across the state entered the room for one recent professional learning session, they were greeted by some animals that you don't normally see in a reception area. The teachers had come to take part in the Louisville Zoo in 3D event, a day focused on showing educators that the zoo can be a valuable educational tool.
Simulation at the Persistence to Graduation Summit helps educators understand the problems many of their students face.
Teachers discover the benefits of learning outside at the Kentucky Association for Environmental Education’s Outdoor Learning Symposium.
Students help first responders train during a simulated bus and train collision at the Bluegrass Railroad and Museum in Versailles.
At the Locust Trace AgriScience Center in Fayette County, there are two young women doing something that no other students in the state are, farming alpacas.
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.
With the start of the new school year just around the corner, now is a great time for both parents and community members to get involved in their local schools.
As an educator, the one question I hear more than almost any other is, “Do you get the summers off?” In a word, no.
Kentucky is now one of the national leaders in student empowerment due to a $41 million Race-to-the Top-District grant the U.S. Department of Education awarded in 2013 for a project between the Green River Regional Educational Cooperative and the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative.
Commissioner Stephen Pruitt discusses effective mental health prevention and intervention approaches and resources for the K-12 system.
The Kentucky Department of Education has recognized three educational organizations and their employees for their dedication and support of education technology by selecting them as recipients of the 2016-17 Stilwell Award.
Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt is encouraging all Kentuckians to read and offer feedback on the draft Consolidated State Plan Under the Every Student Succeeds Act that lays out a blueprint for public education in Kentucky.
Jason Smith, the cafeteria manager at Isonville Elementary (Elliott County), was named the winner of season 13 of the Food Network Star competition.
Kentuckians attending the 2017 Kentucky State Fair in Louisville Aug. 17-27 are invited to visit the Kentucky Department of Education booth in the Main Street Kentucky section of the South Wing of the Kentucky Exposition Center.
The Kentucky NEED (National Energy Education Development) Project is offering 13 energy education workshops this fall. Participants will receive free materials on energy that...
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking English/language arts and mathematics teachers from all grade levels to participate in review and revision of...
MakerMinded KY, which seeks to interest students in STEM-related careers early in their educational paths, is hosting its first student video contest. The contest...
The Kentucky Department of Education will host a series of training sessions on the new end-of-course exam for English II. Eight sessions will be...
Kentucky Educational Television (KET) and PBS are offering several online and on-air resources about the Aug. 21 solar eclipse, which can be seen as...