Saturday, August 19, 2017

Gov. Bevin makes appointments to School Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability Council

Gov. Matt Bevin made appointments to the School Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability Council.

Gov. Bevin designates four advisers to Kentucky Board of Education

Gov. Matt Bevin designated four nonvoting, nonmember advisers to the Kentucky Board of Education per his executive order signed June 2.

Graduation ceremonies held at Kentucky School for the Deaf

Twelve high school seniors at the Kentucky School for the Deaf (were awarded diplomas in a ceremony held May 25 at the school in Danville.

Graduation ceremonies held at Kentucky School for the Blind

The Kentucky School for the Blind awarded diplomas to five high school seniors in a ceremony at the school May 24.
(From left) Belinda Raye Furman, the 2018 Kentucky Elementary School Teacher of the Year from Sherman Elementary (Grant County); Kellie Clark, the 2018 Kentucky Teacher of the Year from Randall K. Cooper High School (Boone County); Jennifer Meo-Sexton, the 2018 Kentucky Middle School Teacher of the Year from Bondurant Middle School (Franklin County) and Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt pose for a photo after the Kentucky Teacher of the Year Ceremony in the Capitol rotunda in Frankfort. Photo by Bobby Ellis, May 16, 2017

Kellie Clark named 2018 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

Kellie Clark, a 16-year veteran teacher at Randall K. Cooper High School in Boone County, is the 2018 Kentucky Teacher of the Year.
Kentucky Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt speaks at a May 15 news conference at which he detailed the schedule for review and revision of Kentucky’s Academic Standards. English/language arts and mathematics standards are currently online and open for public comment. Current standards will remain in place until new or revised standards are adopted. Photo by Mike Marsee, May 15, 2017

Academic standards review and revision process moves forward

The Kentucky Department of Education is moving forward with the review and revision process for academic standards in English/language arts and mathematics.
Adam Ruschival gives a speech after being awarded the 2017 Paul J. Langan Distinguished Service Award at the Kentucky School for the Blind 175th Anniversary Founder's Day Dinner. Ruschival graduated from KSB in 1965 and returned to the school as the program manager of the Kentucky Instructional Materials Resource Center in 1987, where he stayed until his retirement in 2004. Photo by Bobby Ellis, May 9, 2017

Kentucky School for the Blind announces Langan Award

The Kentucky School for the Blind presented the Paul J. Langan Distinguished Service Award to Adam Charles Ruschival III during its 175th Celebration Dinner and Founder's Day Program at the school’s Louisville campus May 9.

Lt. Gov. Hampton launches Bluegrass Book Buddies

The Bluegrass Book Buddies is an initiative inviting Kentuckians of all ages to try reading in a fresh way through meaningful community and shared experience.

Lexington school named national Green Ribbon winner

A Kentucky public elementary school is among 64 schools, districts and postsecondary institutions nationwide recognized for focusing their students on sustaining the environment and promoting personal health and wellness as a part of their everyday lives.

Semifinalists named for 2018 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

Nine outstanding teachers from across the state – three elementary, three middle and three high school teachers – are semifinalists for the 2018 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award, the Kentucky Department of Education and ValvolineTM announced.