Marion County Area Technology Center is offering 8th-grade students a hands-on preview of its advanced manufacturing and Project Lead the Way curricula through a pair of elective classes.
Elizabeth Forbes, a school psychologist, has been a beekeeper since 2009. She has been the head of the Bowling Green High School beekeeping program since helping to get it started in 2012.
A new team of retired law enforcement officers has added a layer of security and increased the sense of safety in Laurel County schools.
Sarah Burnett, a 4th-grade mathematics teacher in Pulaski County, thinks her experience in the classroom will help guide her decisions as head of the Education Professional Standards Board.
Students at the Academy @ Shawnee were given the chance to talk to United States Navy pilots, air crewmen and explosives disposal teams when they visited the Navy Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps program at the school for part of Navy Week.
One of my top priorities here at the Kentucky Department of Education is to increase the number and percentage of high school students successfully completing early postsecondary opportunities, such as dual credit, Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Cambridge Advanced International.
We have reached the point in Kentucky’s history when change to our minimum standards for high school graduation is necessary to ensure that our children are well-prepared for postsecondary education and the workforce.
Almost half of Kentucky’s population lives in rural areas. That means a significant portion of Kentucky’s students are being educated in rural school districts. Our rural schools face unique challenges compared to our suburban and urban schools.
Marion County's Dana Lee Thomas explains how a new program set up by a group of Hope Street Fellows is designed to provide the support new teachers need.
While lesson planning, classroom management and mastery of content are significant at every level, I think most teachers would agree that student engagement is the key ingredient to the perfect school day.
The Every Student Succeeds Act – the federal law that governs K-12 public education – the phrase “parent and family engagement” is used in lieu of “parental involvement.” While that seems like a minor change, I think it is a big shift in how we think about the relationship between families and our schools.
KDE’s Social Studies Advisory Panel met this week to consider a charge from the Kentucky Board of Education to address concerns about specificity that emerged from feedback on the standards.
In a unanimous vote Dec. 5, the Kentucky Board of Education approved changes to the regulation on minimum graduation requirements for Kentucky students entering high school in 2019 and 2020.
Many Kentucky students are at a disadvantage for learning before they even start school, according to Kindergarten Readiness Screener data released by the Kentucky Department of Education.
During its Dec. 5 regular meeting in Frankfort, the Kentucky Board of Education voted unanimously to adopt the department’s legislative agenda as its own.
At the Kentucky Board of Education meeting in Frankfort Dec. 5, Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis presented the 2018 Kevin M. Noland/Mary Ann Miller Award to Amanda Ellis, chief academic officer and deputy commissioner for the Kentucky Department of Education.
The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is offering three professional learning workshops for teachers in the coming months.
Three teachers and three schools have been honored by the Kentucky affiliate of the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association, which recognizes outstanding efforts in engineering, aviation and STEM areas.
Schools now may apply to use the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s (AOPA) 9th- or 10th-grade aviation STEM courses during the 2019-2020 school year.
The U.S. JCI Senate Foundation is offering $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited postsecondary colleges, universities or vocational schools.
The Kentucky Department of Education has compiled several resources to assist schools in the selection of evidence-based practices. The resources, which can be found on the Evidence-Based Practices webpage, include guidance documents, training modules and tools for schools to use when evaluating evidence and selecting evidence-based interventions.