After just one week, more than 17,300 Kentucky educators have taken part in the TELL (Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning) Survey of school working conditions. That represents about 38 percent of the school-based certified educators eligible to participate.
Kentucky Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt will be hosting a series of regional Town Hall Meetings across the Commonwealth to gather feedback from Kentuckians on a new accountability system that has been under development for the past year.
From now through March 31, school-based certified educators in all 173 Kentucky school districts will be able to share their thoughts about the working conditions in their schools through the 2017 TELL (Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning) Kentucky Survey.
The newest class of 18 NBCTs includes a first for one Kentucky district, and many more will be coming behind them.
Kentucky must do more to ensure all students receive the same educational opportunities and access to rigorous coursework, Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt said during his State of Education news conference Feb. 22.
At the Feb. 8 Kentucky Board of Education meeting in Frankfort, board members learned that Kentucky’s efforts to turn around low-performing schools are among the most effective in the nation.
The Kentucky Board of Education and the Kentucky Department of Education recognized 16 school districts as Districts of Distinction at the board’s Feb. 8 meeting.
Four Kentucky teachers have won the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The Kentucky Board of Education recognized the teachers at its Feb. 8 meeting in Frankfort.
The Kentucky Board of Education took a first look at the proposed new accountability system for Kentucky schools and districts during a work session Feb. 7 and generally liked what it saw.
Beginning with the upcoming school year, children entering kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before Aug. 1. Up until now, the cutoff was Oct. 1.