Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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Simple ways families can enhance their child’s phonological awareness

It’s never too early to start children on their paths to reading success.

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation accepting grant proposals

The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, which fosters children’s love of reading and creative expression in America’s diverse culture, is celebrating the 30th year of its mini-grant program with a call for proposals.

R.E.A.L. Men Read

Bobby Ellis bobby.ellis@education.ky.gov When Fayette County announced that it was looking for 300 volunteers to fill a read-aloud mentoring program, Christian Adair wondered how many people...

Kentucky Humanities expanding reading and storytelling program

Kentucky Humanities has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to expand the Prime Time Family Reading Time program to 20 public schools during 2018 and an additional 20 schools in 2019.

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.