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.
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.
The most important school factor in a child’s academic success is having access to high-quality, effective teachers. While we have continually sought to improve the quality of instruction provided to students, particularly those who have been historically underserved, we are now facing teacher shortages in Kentucky and across the nation like we never have before.
L.P. Howser Hall, a dormitory on the Kentucky School for the Blind campus, was reopened Aug. 9 following an extensive renovation.
At its Aug. 7 meeting in Frankfort, the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) discussed the development and implementation of Kentucky’s new 5-star school rating system, which will go live in September after the 2018-2019 K-PREP test scores are released.
Citing both a national and statewide teacher shortage, Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis announced a new campaign and website to recruit and inspire the next generation of educators.
Rockcastle hospital chief nursing officer receives KBE’s Kelly Award for Business and Education Partnership
At its meeting Aug. 7, the Kentucky Board of Education presented the Kelly Award for Business and Education Partnership to Tammy Brock, chief nursing officer at Rockcastle Regional Hospital in Mount Vernon.
KDE seeking feedback on draft assessment blueprints for reading and writing, mathematics and social...
The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on draft assessment blueprints for reading and writing, mathematics and social studies. This is the second opportunity for public review and comment on the assessment blueprints.
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.
Professional learning coordinators from the Kentucky Department of Education are offering a book study of “Clarity for Learning,” by John Almarode and Kara Vandas Sept. 16-Dec. 13.
A service academy information fair for juniors and seniors who are interested in attending a military service academy will be held Sept. 5 at...
Teachers in grades 5-12 may register their students to participate in the Stock Market Game, an interactive, educational simulation and competition that teaches personal finance, economics, technology and team-building skills and can be used in mathematics, reading, writing, economics, social studies and business classes.