Monday, December 11, 2017
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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.

Building literacy from the ground up

At Simmons Elementary guided reading and a literacy coach help move more students to reading proficiency by 3rd grade.

How KDE is staying busy during the summer months

As an educator, the one question I hear more than almost any other is, “Do you get the summers off?” In a word, no.

Kentucky Board of Education discusses accountability

Kentucky schools would be rated from one to five stars under a proposed accountability system discussed at the June 7 meeting of the Kentucky Board of Education in Frankfort.

Why I read to my high school students

Kenton County's Kristina Slusser shares her thoughts on why she thinks teachers shouldn't stop reading to their students once they leave elementary school.

The gift of a good book

The Kentucky Department of Education's Veda McClain shares how she developed her love of reading and how she tries to instill it in others.

A ‘Wonder’-ful one-book success

Daviess County's Elizabeth Muster shares how the One School, One Book program benefited her school through the shared experience of reading.

Transforming binge watching to binge learning

Marion County English teacher uses content from a social studies class to improve her students’ literacy skills.

Reading promotion in the age of Vine and Instagram

Three educators at Ballard High School decided to work together last school year to see how they could get students really excited about reading.

Teacher mindset can change student futures

Corbin Middle School teacher Kristal Doolin shares how changing to a growth mindset helped her reach students she previously had failed to inspire.