Thursday, March 22, 2018
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Tag: Kentucky Department of Education

KDE equity labs focus on equitable access

The Kentucky Department of Education will host equity labs focused on providing equitable access to educators through recruitment and retention to school and district leaders in March and April at seven locations across Kentucky.

KDE offering training on Algebra 2 EOC assessment

The Kentucky Department of Education will hold training sessions to provide an overview of the Algebra 2 end-of-course (EOC) assessment and to introduce the framework for the spring field test at three locations across Kentucky.

KDE aiding the fight against human trafficking

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. This rapidly growing crime impacts children in our state; however, because trafficking typically takes place on the fringes of society, many are unaware of its existence. The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) now offers a human trafficking website with more information about this issue and how it affects our students and families.

KDE forming Counselor Advisory Council

Applications are open for the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Counselor Advisory Council, a group of about 25 practicing counselor leaders that is being formed to provide the commissioner of education with direct input from counselors in Kentucky public schools.

New director to guide charter schools

Earl Simms will bring his experience working with charters in Missouri to bear as the state finalizes regulations governing new kind of public school in the Commonwealth.

Applications open for KDE’s Teachers Advisory Council

Applications are being accepted for the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Teachers Advisory Council (TAC), a group of about 40 teacher leaders from across the state who contribute crucial, diverse perspectives on education.

Providing high-quality Spanish teachers to Kentucky schools

Visiting Teachers from Spain is one of two international programs developed by the Kentucky Department of Education with education authorities from another country to provide world languages services to students and school districts in Kentucky.

Keeping students in their seats

Chronic absenteeism has a place in Kentucky’s new accountability system, as well as a definition that has been written into a regulation.

Equity a driving force behind course code changes

The Kentucky Department of Education has been working to streamline its lists of course codes and to link specific standards to them.

KDE seeks help in naming new statewide instructional materials resource

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is launching an initiative to identify and develop a repository of quality instructional materials for use in classrooms...