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High expectations are met at Blue Ribbon School Taking in knowledge, while giving back to others Taking what’s there and making it stronger Franklin County CTC looking to lead state in secondary Career and Technical Education Taking arts education to the next level OP mentoring sessions spur students to pursue STEM careers
 
High expectations are met at Blue Ribbon School

High expectations are met at Blue Ribbon School

Beechwood uses vertical alignment to foster ACT and overall success.

Taking in knowledge, while giving back to others

Taking in knowledge, while giving back to others

Schools can help with memorial funding and learn along the way.

Taking what’s there and making it stronger

Taking what’s there and making it stronger

Assessing current procedures leads to ‘game-changing’ success with PGES.

Franklin County CTC looking to lead state in secondary Career and Technical Education

Franklin County CTC looking to lead state in secondary Career and Technical Education

High interest from students created need for new facility and expanded programs.

Taking arts education to the next level

Taking arts education to the next level

Grant helps teachers bring in those who live art to share art with students.

OP mentoring sessions spur students to pursue STEM careers

OP mentoring sessions spur students to pursue STEM careers

Students who were sophomores participating in Kentucky’s first Operation Preparation back in 2012 will be graduating high school in a few months. Two of those students, Brooke Dossett and Alex Kearns, remember their Operation Preparation experience at Gallatin County High School as highly beneficial in preparing them for their futures. Dossett and Kearns both had […]

KSBA event to include training on superintendent evaluations, actions of 2014 General Assembly

24 April 2014

The Kentucky School Boards Association’s (KSBA) eighth annual Federal and State Law Update conference is adding a feature to enable board members to earn specific credit hours under the Kentucky Board of Education’s new regulation on board training. The conference, May 8-9 at Lexington’s Embassy Suites Hotel, will have several firsts, along with the standard […]

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Forward in the Fifth recognizes eductaors, others for advancing education

24 April 2014

Forward in the Fifth has selected six educators and two community and student-based organizations to receive the 2014 Appalachian Leaders in Education (AppLE) Awards for their efforts to advance education in Southern and Eastern Kentucky. The AppLE Awards celebrate excellence in education and recognize individuals and organizations that go above and beyond the call of […]

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The Fund for Transforming Education makes grant money available to Kentucky educators

24 April 2014

The Fund for Transforming Education in Kentucky has announced a new initiative to help Kentucky educators create a culture of innovation in the Commonwealth. The Fund’s Innovation Initiative will include training, consulting and other supports; however the main component of the initiative will be the Innovation Fund. The Innovation Fund will provide grants to public school […]

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Kentucky school named Green Ribbon winner

24 April 2014

Wellington Elementary School in Fayette County is a recipient of the 2014 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School District Sustainability Award. Acting Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality Mike Boots and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan made the announcement in Washington D.C. on Tuesday. In all, 48 schools were honored […]

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Creating a world-class system of technical centers

22 April 2014

What do you envision when someone says career and technical education?  Unfortunately too many people harken back to days gone by of a “shop” with kids who couldn’t cut it in regular academic classes and were destined for low-paying jobs.  While that may or may not have been an accurate account in the past, today […]

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High expectations are met at Blue Ribbon School

High expectations are met at Blue Ribbon School

22 April 2014

Beechwood uses vertical alignment to foster ACT and overall success.

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Superintendents’ Spotlight: Lewis Carter, Monroe County

17 April 2014

Superintendent Lewis Carter has made a concerted effort to recognize the winner in everyone he meets in the Monroe County school district. From the classroom to the ball field, he can often be seen celebrating students’ and staff’s accomplishments be it a last-second buzzer beater or a preschool student who has mastered tying his shoe. Superintendent […]

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Kentucky schools recognized for environmental efforts

16 April 2014

Gov. Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear marked Earth Week in Kentucky this week by congratulating several schools for efforts in energy conservation. The Governor earlier proclaimed April 15-22, 2014, as Earth Week in Kentucky. “We need our young leaders of today to be just as involved in Earth Day 2014 as their counterparts were in […]

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Educators recognized for Earth Day 2014 achievements

16 April 2014

The Kentucky Environmental Quality Commission recently presented its annual Earth Day awards to individuals and groups who have made significant contributions to the environment. This year’s event took place at the Berry Hill Mansion in Frankfort. Among the recipients were: Leslie Preston Meredith, a science and social studies teacher at West Hardin Middle School (Hardin […]

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Two elementary schools are National Title I Distinguished Schools

16 April 2014

Two Kentucky schools have been recognized as part of the National Title I Association’s National Title I Distinguished Schools program. Schools are chosen in two categories. Beechwood Elementary (Beechwood Ind.) is the state’s category 1 school, a school that has exceeded adequate yearly progress for two or more years. Cuba Elementary (Graves Co.) is the […]

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