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.
Erin Ball was named the 2020 Kentucky Middle School Teacher of the Year and the 2020 Kentucky Teacher of the Year.
Melanie Callahan was named the 2020 Elementary School Teacher of the Year and Matt Kaufmann was named the 2020 High School Teacher of the Year
Northern Kentucky University hosted the 2019 Lieutenant Governor's Entrepreneurship Challenge on April 12. Students from throughout the state gathered to present their projects and ideas to various business professionals.
Glasgow High School has established a culture in which it motivates its students to succeed and provides them with the means to do so.
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.
You may have noticed that people are more skeptical about the value of college than they used to be. As president of Kentucky’s Council on Postsecondary Education, I challenge this notion and assure you that your college education was worth it.
During the past 25 years, the use of children’s literature as a context for teaching mathematical language has become a popular classroom practice and has been accompanied by an explosion in the number of children’s books that have been written specifically for such use.
One of THE most important initiative we’re undertaking at the Kentucky Department of Education is novice reduction.
For this year’s graduates, I want to be one of the first to say congratulations. Your hard work and your persistence are bearing fruit as you leave your graduation ceremony with your diploma in hand.
An unconventional principal told educators at the Kentucky Department of Education’s Persistence to Graduation Summit they should be willing to disrupt the status quo to improve their schools.
The Kentucky Department of Education and the American Policy Youth Forum have collaborated on a report that features examples of key strategies and practices in four areas.
Beginning with the 2020-2021 school year and every three years thereafter, KDE will identify a school for ATSI if the school has been identified for TSI and has at least one subgroup that performs in the lowest 5% of all schools.
Associate Commissioner David Horseman told the Kentucky Career and Technical Education Task Force that finding the best way to share resources should be the top priority in developing a unified system for career and technical education.
While participation in the Summer Food Service Program is on the decline nationally, Kentucky’s participation increased in 2018 for the third year in a row, according to a new report from the nonprofit Food Research & Action Center (FRAC).
The Kentucky Council for the Social Studies (KCSS) is accepting proposals for its annual conference Sept. 13-14 at Valley High School in Louisville.
The Leslie County schools have been recognized for its work in entrepreneurial education by Hazard Community and Technical College and the Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education.
Bradley McKinney, an agriculture teacher at Rowan County Senior High School, has been named the Kentucky Agriculture Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky FFA Foundation and the Kentucky Association of Agricultural Educators.
The Kentucky Department of Education Office of Standards, Assessment and Accountability is seeking classroom teachers in grades 3-12 and content specialists working in support of teachers to review items for future Kentucky assessments in reading and writing, mathematics and social studies.
The Northern Kentucky Cooperative for Educational Services will host the Regional Physical Education/Visual and Performing Arts Summer Academy on July 29 at the NKCES training center in Cold Spring.