Thursday, December 14, 2017
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Focusing on the future of career education

School districts, postsecondary institutions and other entities are pooling their resources to create more opportunities for students through New Skills for Youth Kentucky.

Barren County, WKU create recipe for student success

Barren County School District’s Nutrition Services Department and Western Kentucky University are collaborating to provide post-baccalaureate internship placements for WKU students.

Testing the waters

Teachers went wading recently through Caney Fork Creek as part of a water quality testing workshop, overseen by Tabitha Owens, an environmental education specialist with the Kentucky Environmental Education Council. 

American Library Association announces 2017 book awards

The American Library Association announced this year's Youth Media Awards in Atlanta during the annual ALA Midwinter Meeting.

Two Kentucky career and technical education teachers named finalists for national...

Two Kentucky career and technical education teachers have qualified as finalists in the Association for Career and Technical Education’s Excellence Awards.

24 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award winners named

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.

Connecting central Kentucky to the world: Festival Cultural Hispano

Western Kentucky University's Yertty VanderMolen shares how the university and local school districts joined together to give students a broader experience of other cultures.

ATC students help get summer program rolling

Students in Barren County played a key role in readying a bus for the district’s summer reading and meals program.

Superintendent Spotlight: Bo Matthews, Barren County

Academically, the Barren County school district has seen growth, becoming a Proficient district while serving more than 5,000 students in five Distinguished schools. From...

Students speak out on math, science course choices at advisory council...

Commissioner Stephen L. Pruitt welcomed the opinions of students on the Next-Generation Student Advisory Council in one of his first meetings with students.