A 30-year veteran teacher at Bowling Green High School, Ron A. Skillern, is the 2017 Kentucky Teacher of the Year.
The U.S. Department of Education is seeking public comment on the proposed regulation to implement the requirement in Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, revised as the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), that federal funds must supplement, and may not supplant, state and local funds.
Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt has signed a proclamation declaring that October 16-22 is Safe Schools Week in Kentucky.
Two Kentucky career and technical education teachers have qualified as finalists in the Association for Career and Technical Education’s Excellence Awards.
Nine outstanding teachers from across the state – three elementary, three middle and three high school teachers – are semifinalists for the 2017 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award.
During its meeting in Frankfort Oct. 5, the Kentucky Board of Education agreed to study the concept of public charter schools in Kentucky. Currently 43 states have legislation that allows charter schools. Kentucky does not.
Graduation, student readiness and achievement continue to improve in final year of Unbridled Learning...
The number of students graduating from high school and considered college/career-ready continues to increase, and more students are scoring at higher levels in most grades and subjects since the state launched its assessment and accountability system five years ago, according to data released by the Kentucky Department of Education.
The U. S. Department of Education named five Kentucky public schools as 2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools, based on their overall academic excellence.
During the annual Continuous Improvement Summit in Lexington on Sept. 20, the Kentucky Department of Education recognized six schools, one district and one educational cooperative for best practices.
The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline™ have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2017 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Awards. These teachers qualify to compete for the 2017 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award, which will be announced next month.