Thursday, March 22, 2018
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Picking up the tab

For the second straight year, KDE will cover the cost of Advanced Placement exams for students eligible for free and reduced-price meals that would otherwise be paid by districts.

Making your school’s wishes come true with grants

Four librarians share their tips and methods for researching, writing and apply for grants have been well-rewarded.

Four educators receive awards from KAGE

The Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (KAGE) honored four educators for their work with and on behalf of Kentucky’s gifted and talented students at its annual conference last month.

Breaking a world record with Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln Elementary Performing Arts School is, unofficially, the new world record holder for the most Abraham Lincoln impersonators in one place at the same time. 

AP students’ actions speaking louder than words

A service learning component for Advanced Placement courses allows students to apply their classroom work to the real world.

Language immersion in Kentucky

Jefferson County's Jacque Van Houten and Fayette County's Laura Roché Youngworth explain how immersion programs work and the benefits students are seeing in their schools.

Jefferson teacher named KCEC Special Education Teacher of the Year

Marie Owens McNair, a special education teacher at Brooklawn School (Jefferson County), has been named the 2017 Special Education Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Council for Exceptional Children (KCEC).

Tips and tools: Desmos

Desmos is a free online graphing calculator that can be used by an individual or with a class.

Preschool librarian transforming practice

Henderson County's Rhea Isenberg said applying to become National Board certified pushed her to rethink what an effective library media program looks like.

The benefits of biliteracy

New programs in two school districts are recognizing students who are proficient in more than one language.