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Carter County custodian teaches about service to others Rockcastle science teacher sharing how student engagement has worked in her classroom Henderson County students get head start in early childhood education New toolbox aims to help school leaders build early childhood support Literacy is alive in Oldham County’s summer camp ‘Excellence happening’ at state’s leading alternative programs
 
Carter County custodian teaches about service to others

Carter County custodian teaches about service to others

Custodian Marvin McHenry won the 2015 Fred Award for his extraordinary efforts that create positive learning atmosphere at his Carter County elementary school.

Rockcastle science teacher sharing how student engagement has worked in her classroom

Rockcastle science teacher sharing how student engagement has worked in her classroom

A Rockcastle County science teacher shares what she has learned about the importance of student engagement with fellow teachers.

Henderson County students get head start in early childhood education

Henderson County students get head start in early childhood education

Named as one of nine career and technical education programs in the country that work, Henderson County High School’s early childhood education program gets students ready for careers.

New toolbox aims to help school leaders build early childhood support

New toolbox aims to help school leaders build early childhood support

Recent kindergarten readiness results show that only half of Kentucky’s children arrived at school ready to do kindergarten work this year. In response, the Kentucky Department of Education and the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood have released a new tool called the “Superintendent Toolbox” to help superintendents improve kindergarten readiness in their communities.

Literacy is alive in Oldham County’s summer camp

Literacy is alive in Oldham County’s summer camp

Incoming 1st -graders get intensive literacy intervention at Oldham County’s Camp Literacy Live.

‘Excellence happening’ at state’s leading alternative programs

‘Excellence happening’ at state’s leading alternative programs

The state’s top alternative programs are doing all they can to help students graduate college- and career-ready and to change the perception of alternative programs.

Candidates named in commissioner search

27 August 2015

The Kentucky Board of Education announced the names of the five candidates it is currently considering for the position of commissioner of education.

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Superintendent’s Spotlight: Kirk Biggerstaff, Cumberland County

27 August 2015

The mission of the Cumberland County School District is “Success: Every Student, Every Day!” This mission is the driving force in building a strong foundation for all students in order to assist them in becoming well-prepared for their future educational and career options. It is our goal to support students, teachers, staff and parents by […]

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More Kentucky graduates meet state benchmarks on ACT

27 August 2015

More Kentucky public high school graduates are meeting the state’s college-readiness benchmarks on the ACT college-entrance exam, according to data released today by the Kentucky Department of Education.

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Five candidates move forward in commissioner search

26 August 2015

At a special meeting in Lexington on Aug. 25, the Kentucky Board of Education voted to move five individuals forward in its search for the position of commissioner of education – with the possibility of extending a second interview to each, pending additional information.

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Carter County custodian teaches about service to others

Carter County custodian teaches about service to others

25 August 2015

Custodian Marvin McHenry won the 2015 Fred Award for his extraordinary efforts that create positive learning atmosphere at his Carter County elementary school.

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Rockcastle science teacher sharing how student engagement has worked in her classroom

Rockcastle science teacher sharing how student engagement has worked in her classroom

25 August 2015

A Rockcastle County science teacher shares what she has learned about the importance of student engagement with fellow teachers.

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Proposals sought for Kentucky School Counseling and Advising Institute

20 August 2015

Proposals are being sought for the presentations to be given at the first Kentucky School Counseling and Advising Institute, scheduled for Oct. 27-28 at the Northern Kentucky University METS Center in Erlanger, Ky

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Making time for teacher leadership

20 August 2015

With endless to-do lists, it’s reasonable for teachers to hesitate in committing to any extra opportunities outside the classroom. Already over-committed, I contemplated applying to the Kentucky Network to Transform Teaching’s Classroom Teachers Enacting Positive Solutions (CTEPS) program.

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Superintendent’s Spotlight: Tim Bobrowski, Owsley County

20 August 2015

The Owsley County school district embraced the nontraditional instructional school day concept as a pilot district for the Kentucky Department of Education in 2010. This work paved the way for expansion of the program across the state and the opportunity for all districts to apply for participation in 2015. The district’s Farm to School initiative […]

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Henderson County students get head start in early childhood education

Henderson County students get head start in early childhood education

18 August 2015

Named as one of nine career and technical education programs in the country that work, Henderson County High School’s early childhood education program gets students ready for careers.

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