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Students selected for commissioner’s advisory council

Seven Kentucky public high school students have been named to the Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council, a group that provides input to Kentucky Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt.

It’s not just a stop sign

Every time a car illegally passes a stopped school bus, a student is at risk.

2017 TELL Kentucky survey sets record; results due next month

(FRANKFORT, Ky.) – Kentucky educators have set a new record with their response to the 2017 Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning (TELL) Kentucky survey. More...

Three-quarters of educators complete TELL Kentucky Survey

By the third week of the TELL Survey, more than three-quarters of Kentucky’s school-based educators had completed the survey of school working conditions. The survey, which is now in its fourth week, runs through Friday.

Teacher of the Year program gives educators chance to speak for...

Kentucky Teacher caught up with 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Ashley Lamb-Sinclair of North Oldham High School and 2017 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Ron Skillern of Bowling Green High School and asked them what they got out of the Teacher Achievement Awards program and why other teachers should get involved. Here’s what they had to say.

Growing more male, minority teachers

Two programs aim to get Kentucky’s teacher diversity closer to its student diversity.

Students selected for Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council

Sixteen Kentucky public high school students have been named to the Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council, a group that provides input to Kentucky Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt.

Kentucky Teacher of the Year moves from background to spotlight

Ron Skillern, who has been teaching social studies for more than 30 years, tried to retire in 2014 but he just couldn’t stay away from the classroom.

Ron A. Skillern named 2017 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

A 30-year veteran teacher at Bowling Green High School, Ron A. Skillern, is the 2017 Kentucky Teacher of the Year.

Semifinalists named for 2017 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

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.