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Kentucky teachers TELL state about improved working conditions Teachers find fun and games for math classes at Let’s TALK conference Blue Ribbon school’s positive atmosphere allows students to thrive Pikeville students reap the rewards of their winter garden all year long Kentucky’s Green Ribbon middle schools celebrate energy savings, other efforts High expectations help Tompkinsville achieve Blue Ribbon status
 
Kentucky teachers TELL state about improved working conditions

Kentucky teachers TELL state about improved working conditions

Educators across the state are more positive about teaching and learning conditions in their schools than they were in 2013 according to results from the 2015 Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning (TELL) Kentucky Survey.

Teachers find fun and games for math classes at Let’s TALK conference

Teachers find fun and games for math classes at Let’s TALK conference

A Lincoln County mathematics teacher shares with fellow teachers some of the ways she keeps students engaged at the Let’s TALK conference.

Blue Ribbon school’s positive atmosphere allows students to thrive

Blue Ribbon school’s positive atmosphere allows students to thrive

A positive atmosphere, lots of celebration, team work, and high expectations for all students all helped Central Elementary become a national Blue Ribbon school.

Pikeville students reap the rewards of their winter garden all year long

Pikeville students reap the rewards of their winter garden all year long

A winter garden tended by gifted education students at Pikeville Elementary School has given them a bounty of food and lessons, and their teacher believes it offers a lesson for other schools as well.

Kentucky’s Green Ribbon middle schools celebrate energy savings, other efforts

Kentucky’s Green Ribbon middle schools celebrate energy savings, other efforts

Two Kentucky middle schools are among three Kentucky institutions honored by the U.S. Department of Education as 2015 Green Ribbon Schools.

High expectations help Tompkinsville achieve Blue Ribbon status

High expectations help Tompkinsville achieve Blue Ribbon status

Teachers say the positive atmosphere and data driven instruction at Tompkinsville Elementary has helped the school go from the 35th percentile of all Kentucky elementary schools to being awarded a Blue Ribbon in 2014.

Kentuckians strongly support current academic standards

02 July 2015

Kentuckians overwhelmingly support the state’s current academic standards in English/language arts and mathematics according to data from the Kentucky Core Academic Standards Challenge that the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) released this week. From August 2014 through April 2015, KDE provided an online platform for anyone in the state to read the standards and provide […]

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Superintendents’ Spotlight: Carl Potter, Elliott County

02 July 2015

Great things are happening in the Elliott County school district! Student achievement and meeting the needs of all students continue to be the primary goals. The district saw a great turnaround in that effort in the release of the 2014 School Report Card. Four of five schools were designated by the Kentucky Department of Education as […]

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Kentucky teachers TELL state about improved working conditions

Kentucky teachers TELL state about improved working conditions

30 June 2015

Educators across the state are more positive about teaching and learning conditions in their schools than they were in 2013 according to results from the 2015 Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning (TELL) Kentucky Survey.

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Superintendents’ Spotlight: Janet Meeks, Breckinridge County

25 June 2015

Our motto is “Every Child, Every Day.” It is the credo the Breckinridge County school district follows each day to ensure all students receive the best education possible to prepare them for what lies ahead in the competitive world of the 21st century. In the latest state assessments, the district ranked in the top 11th […]

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Teachers find fun and games for math classes at Let’s TALK conference

Teachers find fun and games for math classes at Let’s TALK conference

23 June 2015

A Lincoln County mathematics teacher shares with fellow teachers some of the ways she keeps students engaged at the Let’s TALK conference.

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Commissioner of education position posted

18 June 2015

Applications are now being accepted for the next Kentucky Commissioner of Education. In April, current Commissioner Terry Holliday announced his intention to retire effective August 31. Holliday has served in the position since August 2009. Interested applicants are encouraged to read through the position description and submit the requested information to the firm managing the […]

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Feedback on sought on Educator Equity Plan

18 June 2015

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on the Educator Equity Plan it filed with the United States Department of Education (USED) on June 1. USED required each state education agency to submit a new State Educator Equity Plan in accordance with the requirements of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act […]

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Gov. Beshear creates Teachers’ Retirement Work Group to address funding issues

18 June 2015

In an effort to strengthen the solvency of the Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement System (KTRS), Gov. Steve Beshear this week by executive order created a 23-member work group made up of policy and education leaders. The Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement System Funding Work Group, to be led by former state senator and former State Board of Education Chairman David […]

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Superintendents’ Spotlight: Sheila Mitchell, Anderson County

18 June 2015

The vision of the Anderson County school district is to ensure all students are academically growing in a safe learning environment, preparing for a competitive future and ready to be a responsible resident of our community. The district strives daily to work toward excellence and accepts responsibility for and is committed to providing a high […]

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Blue Ribbon school’s positive atmosphere allows students to thrive

Blue Ribbon school’s positive atmosphere allows students to thrive

16 June 2015

A positive atmosphere, lots of celebration, team work, and high expectations for all students all helped Central Elementary become a national Blue Ribbon school.

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