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Board backs action to fully fund teacher pension system

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) passed a resolution Wednesday encouraging the Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement System (KTRS) to work with the governor and General...

The danger in oversimplifying achievement gaps

In several recent blogs, (Moving in the Right Direction and Making the Numbers Real), I congratulated Kentucky students and educators on the significant progress...

Will it be politics as usual, or not?

As the dust settles from the election, there is much talk and speculation about the impact the election may have on public education in...

Video can help teachers close achievement gaps

Kentucky teachers, like those in most other American classrooms, face the challenge of closing achievement gaps. As difficult as this can be, there are strategies...

Register for Continuous Improvement Summit

Registration for the 2nd annual Kentucky Continuous Improvement Summit: “Focusing on Best Practice to Close the Achievement Gap” that will be held Sept. 22-24...

Corbin Independent educator participates in U.S. Senate briefing

Corbin Independent School District educator Karen West participated in a briefing for the United States Senate in Washington, D.C., on May 22.  She was...

Federal waiver driving new accountability system

Schools will have an annual goal and a five-year target for proficiency under Kentucky’s proposed accountability model.

Equity, resources and outcomes key to school technology use

Technology can be a wonderful tool for learning. It allows access to up-to-date information, increases communication, and offers interactivity and relevance as we prepare ALL...

Achievement gap guidelines published

The Commissioner's Raising Achievement/Closing Gaps Council (CRACGC) has released a new document that is designed to help parents and community members become engaged in...

42.6 percent of schools meet NCLB goals

The Kentucky Department of Education today released data related to schools’ and districts’ status under the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act; results...