Friday, February 24, 2017
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Kentucky cited as a national leader in school turnaround

At the Feb. 8 Kentucky Board of Education meeting in Frankfort, board members learned that Kentucky’s efforts to turn around low-performing schools are among the most effective in the nation.

Districts of Distinction recognized

The Kentucky Board of Education and the Kentucky Department of Education recognized 16 school districts as Districts of Distinction at the board’s Feb. 8 meeting.

Kentuckians recognized for math, science teaching

Four Kentucky teachers have won the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The Kentucky Board of Education recognized the teachers at its Feb. 8 meeting in Frankfort.

Kentucky Board of Education discusses new accountability system

The Kentucky Board of Education took a first look at the proposed new accountability system for Kentucky schools and districts during a work session Feb. 7 and generally liked what it saw.

Johnson says state board needs to keep its eye on the...

When people talk about the need to increase the number of women in science, improve communication between industry leaders and educators, or get more parents involved in schools, they’re all kind of talking about Alesa Johnson.

Historic change in the Kentucky General Assembly

The 2017 Regular Session for the Kentucky General Assembly is underway. For the first time since 1921, the Republicans will control the Kentucky House of Representatives.

Readiness results highlight need for quality early learning

Many Kentucky students are at a disadvantage for learning before they even start school, according to Kindergarten Readiness Screener data released by the Kentucky Department of Education.

Kentucky Board of Education approves charter school principles

At its meeting in Frankfort Dec. 7, the Kentucky Board of Education approved a framework for charter schools, should the General Assembly consider public charter school legislation in the upcoming session.

Kentucky Board of Education holds study session on charter schools

The Kentucky Board of Education heard a lot about charter schools during a special study session on the topic today in Frankfort.

Seymore wants to be a voice for all children

Milton Seymore, one of five new members of the Kentucky Board of Education, learned early in life that education was the key to success.