Thursday, December 14, 2017
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A math community sets the stage for deeper learning

To prepare students for future careers, we need to help them develop problem-solving skills. Jefferson County's Angela Harris shares how her district is trying to make the shift.

Finding the strength

Kentucky schools using the suicide prevention program Sources of Strength, which mobilizes student social networks to promote positive behaviors.

VSA Kentucky art exhibit available to schools

The 2018 VSA Kentucky Student Traveling Exhibition, “A Matter of Perspective,” has begun its tour and is available free of charge to schools, museums and other institutions.

Coding skills training program open to seniors in three districts

High school seniors in three Kentucky districts – Eminence Independent, Jefferson County and Shelby County – may apply to a training program in which they can develop digital, business and life skills to help them pursue careers in technology.

Blue Ribbon winner Norton Elementary wants to be even better

Emily Iliff, the assistant-principal of Norton Elementary, says that part of what makes her school so successful is the family atmosphere that exists inside the schoolhouse walls. Norton recently was named a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.

Iroquois High School hosts TRACK signing event

Five Jefferson County Public School students signed on to the TRACK Youth Apprenticeship Program during a signing event held at Iroquois High School.

KDE expands regional visual and performing arts specialists

The Kentucky Department of Education has expanded its cohort of regional visual and performing arts specialists for the 2017-18 school year.

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.

Kentucky leads nation in 2017 Summer Reading pledges

For the fifth year, Kentucky led the nation in Summer Reading pledges during the annual summer reading challenge sponsored by MetaMetrics.

Kentucky educators appointed to MBA Research positions

MBA Research offers a variety of workshops, webinars, conference presentations and other professional development activities for business and marketing teachers nationwide.