Saturday, December 3, 2016

Students learn history by creating it

Bullitt County teacher Doug Henry’s students learn about the past by imagining what could have happened.

Daviess County summer programs blossom on converted bus

The Exploration Station helped schools combat summer slide by taking summer programs directly to the students who need them most.

Centers celebrate 25 years of removing barriers to learning

Family Resource and Youth Service Centers now serve more than 600,000 public school students and their families across the state.

Crafting a better tool for dropout prevention

An enhanced version of the Persistence to Graduation Tool is expected to more accurately predict when a student is likely to leave school early.

A brand new band camp

Members of the Johnson Central High School Marching Band entered their first week of band camp with some new instruments, thanks in part to a famous alumnus.

Sharing experiences to get it right

Thirty-four videos featuring schools and districts using novice reduction strategies are now available online.

Making the most of a hometown musician’s gift

A country music star’s donation has given a shot in the arm to a once-struggling high school music program.

A mall, a group of kids and a room full of cats

Ashland's Kyova Mall has partnered with the Boyd County Animal Shelter and the local public library to help socialize cats looking for their forever homes and help children sharpen their reading skills.
Ryan New, a social studies teacher at Boyle County High School, discusses having students take action during the Kentucky History Education Conference. Photo by Bobby Ellis, June 23, 2016

Students taking action

Teachers learn how giving up some control prepares students to live and participate in a democratic society.

Listening to what students have to say

A 9-year-old girl helps drive home the importance of student engagement.