Friday, April 28, 2017
Members of Kentucky’s 2015 class of National Board Certified Teachers pose for a photo in the rotunda of the Kentucky State Capitol prior to a ceremony at which they were recognized. Photo by Bobby Ellis, March 8, 2016

Newest National Board-certified teachers celebrated at Capitol

The 2015 class keeps Kentucky among the national leaders in NBCTs.

Kentucky school districts recognized for meeting college, career goals

Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt recognized 111 Kentucky public school districts for making good on a pledge they made five years ago to improve the college- and career-readiness of their high school graduates by 2015.

Pruitt to host town hall meetings on defining school success

Kentucky Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt will host a series of regional Town Hall Meetings across the Commonwealth to gather feedback from Kentuckians on how they define school success.

Share why you #LoveTeaching

Twitter campaign urges teachers and residents to share how a teacher shaped their life

Districts of Distinction recognized

The Kentucky Board of Education and the Kentucky Department of Education recognized five school districts as Districts of Distinction at the board’s meeting Feb. 3.

Two groups receive Robinson Award

At its Feb. 3 meeting, the Kentucky Board of Education presented the annual Dr. Samuel Robinson Award to co-winners – Playhouse in the Park/Murray Calloway County Community Theater and the Partnership Institute for Math and Science Education Reform at the University of Kentucky.

Kentucky Board of Education discusses budget situation

At its Feb. 3 meeting, the Kentucky Board of Education discussed impending budget cuts and how to best handle them.

Additional summer food service training, support announced

Additional training dates are now available for school and nonprofit organization sponsors of the 2016 Summer Food Service Program.
Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt delivered his first State of K-12 Kentucky Education Report in Frankfort and said the system of public education in Kentucky is strong, but that we need to work together to make it even stronger and ensure all children have the opportunity for a world-class education and success in life.

Pruitt issues state of K-12 public education report

The state of K-12 public education in Kentucky is strong according to Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt, though he did say there is room for improvement.

State of K-12 Public Education in Kentucky news conference set for Jan. 21

Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt During will give an overview of Kentucky’s educational rankings, initiatives and progress, and identify challenges that still lie ahead.