Paris schools celebrate 150 years

To mark the district's anniversary, the Hopewell Museum is featuring a special exhibit called, "Paris Schools: 150 Years of Academic Excellence."

North Star helps districts put money into instruction instead of operations

School districts across Kentucky have saved more than $2 million by analyzing what they do and how they do it.

Flipping over classrooms and crickets

Teachers learn new ideas to keep students interested at the Kentucky Association for Environmental Education’s annual conference.

Hardin principal goes the extra mile to help her district implement PGES

A Hardin County principal became a believer in the value of the Professional Growth and Effectiveness System, then spent a year helping her colleagues understand it.

‘Keep the focus on students …’

In the changing world of assessments and accountability, Rhonda Sims says there’s one thing teachers need to keep in mind.
Owensboro Innovation Academy teacher Jennifer Cecil helps freshman Juliana Cefus, an Owensboro Independent student, with a project in World Studies in English. Photo by Amy Wallot, Aug. 24 , 2015

New high school allows teachers, students to follow STEM paths to innovation

Owensboro Independent and Daviess County schools worked together to create a project-based learning centered school.

Taylor’s ‘Coach P’ recognized for innovation in teaching history, civics

Taylor County teacher Tim Peterson has long been using innovative ways to introduce his students to the world.
Physical education teacher Alescia Wilson measures the progress of students as part of the President's Challenge physical fitness program at Livingston County Middle School. Photo submitted

Livingston middle school recognized for making wellness a priority

The school’s principal said it has resulted in not only healthier students, but also a stronger school.
Geco Ross, a teacher at McNabb Elementary School (Paducah Independent), has been named the 2015 Gilder Lehrman Kentucky History Teacher of the Year. Photo submitted

Paducah teacher makes history relevant to students

Geco Ross, who is in his 7th year of teaching at Paducah Independent Schools, was recently named 2015 Kentucky History Teacher of the Year.

Allen County’s Laura Carter believes in keeping it real-world

Outstanding Business Teacher of the Year says teachers need to find ways to keep learning fun for students