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Wayne D. Lewis Jr. named interim commissioner of education

During a special April 17 meeting at which newly appointed members were sworn into office, the Kentucky Board of Education named Wayne D. Lewis Jr. the interim commissioner of education.

Kentucky Board of Education begins graduation requirements revamp

The Kentucky Board of Education kicked off its examination of the state’s graduation requirements at its regular meeting April 11 with a national overview of what other states are doing to ensure their high school graduates can successfully transition to careers and college.

Lexington organization receives Dr. Samuel Robinson Award

At its meeting April 11 in Frankfort, the Kentucky Board of Education presented the Dr. Samuel Robinson Award to the Black Males Working (BMW) Academy program.

Grissom Award goes to Fayette County educator

At its regular meeting April 11, the Kentucky Board of Education presented the seventh annual Dr. Johnnie Grissom Award to Soraya Matthews, director of curriculum, instruction and assessment for the Fayette County Public Schools.

Pruitt unveils five-point plan aimed at bolstering student achievement

At the Kentucky Board of Education meeting on Feb. 7, Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt outlined his plan for moving Kentucky education forward.

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 budget, legislative priorities

At its meeting in Frankfort Dec. 6, the Kentucky Board of Education approved its budget and legislative priorities for the 2018 session of the General Assembly, among other items.

Board moves accountability, charter regulations forward

At a special meeting in Frankfort Dec. 5, the Kentucky Board of Education approved statements of consideration for regulations that would govern Kentucky’s accountability system and several aspects of charter schools.

Kentucky Board of Education approves charter regulations

House Bill 520 (2017) cleared the way for the first charter schools in the state and during its regular meeting Oct. 4, the Kentucky Board of Education approved four regulations governing the establishment and operation of public charter schools.

Kentucky Board of Education unanimously approves accountability system, discusses charters

At a special meeting in Frankfort today, the Kentucky Board of Education unanimously approved the regulation that will govern Kentucky’s new accountability system under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act and Senate Bill 1 (2017).