Students competed in various competitions at the 90th Kentucky State FFA Convention, but it was the experiences and skills they learned along the way that they will take with them into college and the workforce.
A research project has increased student proficiency in some west Kentucky elementary schools by focusing on what they need within each school and within small groups of students.
Spottsville Elementary School, a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School in Henderson County, is providing interventions to all students in mathematics and reading.
KRUSH is a weekly support group for students that are coping with family members or guardians that are or have been incarcerated.
A Jessamine County High School offered American Sign Language courses for the first time this year that could be used to fulfill a world language requirement.
The new Kentucky Academic Standards for Social Studies look very different from the old ones. Perhaps the most notable change is the new emphasis on Kentucky studies, a subject once relegated to 4th grade but now addressed in every K-12 classroom.
Jefferson County's Torri Lee Martin says using the workshop model for professional development can lead to more effective learning and more satisfied teachers.
It is imperative that we ensure our students have the knowledge and skills needed to be competitive in this changing economy. Understanding how technology is affecting us in the present and how our schools have to adapt quickly to those changes is not easy, but we have to do it.
The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education's Leigh Cocanougher explains how environmental education may be a tool to help reduce the number of students scoring Novice on statewide testing.
Jefferson County's Andrew Waterhouse explains how project-based learning can fit into the Advanced Placement curriculum and get students more engaged.
While it is important that we address our funding challenges in public education, I am deeply concerned that much of the dialogue has been largely limited to just a funding conversation. The reality of our situation is that achieving KDE and KBE’s shared vision of ensuring that each and every student, regardless of background and characteristics, is empowered and equipped to pursue a successful future, will take much more than funding.
A group of education stakeholders and policymakers met Aug. 23 to start a standard setting process that will help determine Kentucky’s new 5-star accountability system.
The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on draft state performance goals proposed by the Perkins V Steering Committee for the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.
The Kentucky Department of Education hopes to attract employers to the Tech Ready Apprentices for Careers in Kentucky youth apprenticeship program.
Applications are being accepted for the World Language Standards Review Committee and Advisory Panel.
The U.S. Census Bureau publishes resources that districts can use to advertise the importance of Census participation and encourages outreach activities within communities.
Applications are now being accepted for the new Kentucky Academy for Equity in Teaching (KAET).
Each month this fall, the Kentucky Department of Education will produce two webcasts and one virtual workshop to provide information and professional learning about standards implementation.
Angela Shoemaker, a custodian at Muhlenberg South Middle School (Muhlenberg County), is the winner of the 2019 Fred Award from the Kentucky Association of School Administrators.
Kentucky Educational Television (KET) offers free professional development workshops on its instructional resources with KET education consultants, all designed to help students reach proficiency.