Tuesday, August 30, 2016

More than 90 percent of Kentucky educators are effective; state Board of Education elects...

The majority of teachers and leaders evaluated in the first year of statewide implementation of Kentucky’s Professional Growth and Effectiveness System (PGES) were rated...

Kentucky Board of Education reviews commissioner applicants; selects interim commissioner

At its meeting Aug. 5, the Kentucky Board of Education conducted its first review of applicants for the position of commissioner of education. The board also named Kevin C. Brown, associate commissioner and general counsel for the Kentucky Department of Education, as interim commissioner of education.

Public feedback sought on proposed social studies standards

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking public feedback on proposed Social Studies Standards for the Next Generation.

SOAR launches STEM-based education, workforce initiative

Educators from 22 eastern Kentucky school districts have kicked off an education initiative aimed at building a STEM-based (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) by...

Spencer named state manager for Menifee County school district

Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday has named Breathitt Co. Assistant Superintendent Tim Spencer as the state manager for the Menifee Co. school district. Spencer will...

Menifee County Schools go under state management

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) has approved Education Commissioner Terry Holliday's recommendation to put the Menifee County school district under state management. “I do not make...

Kentuckians recognized for math, science teaching

Two Kentucky teachers have won the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). Andrew Kemp, a science teacher at Male High School...

Kentuckians strongly support current academic standards

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...

Commissioner of education position posted

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...

Feedback on sought on Educator Equity Plan

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on the Educator Equity Plan it filed with the United States Department of Education (USED) on...