The Kentucky Department of Education’s New Teacher Institute plays an important role in training and retaining CTE teachers who come from the workforce.
Students came to the national SkillsUSA conference for the competition, and they benefitted from the experience no matter where they finished.
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.
London Elementary School (Laurel County) students are in for a terrific treat this year. Students in pre-K through 5th grade are being introduced to a reboot of their Positive Behavioral Intervention System mascot, Tippy the Tiger.
When Kentucky’s 5-star school accountability system goes live this fall, it will offer parents across the Commonwealth a new and more transparent way to understand how their children’s schools are performing.
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.
The Office of Education Accountability released a report examining revenues and expenditures for state-supported career and technical education programs in Kentucky.
The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking public feedback on the state’s new minimum high school graduation requirements.
A report from the Southern Regional Education Board to the Kentucky Career and Technical Education Task Force emphasized the importance of knowing what Kentucky’s workforce should look like in 10 to 15 years.
A conference for directors of special education was designed to strengthen their partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education.
A panel convened by the Kentucky Department of Education has made recommendations as to how schools and districts will be classified in Kentucky’s new school accountability system.
The Kentucky Department for Public Health is conducting a poster contest focusing on environmental health for students in grades K-8.
Raven Run Nature Sanctuary near Lexington offers free field trips for classes and transportation grants for Fayette County educators.
The Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance will hold its annual convention Oct. 13-15 at Westport Middle School and the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.
Bullitt East High School (Bullitt County) has been recognized as a Special Olympics Unified Champion School and as a national banner recipient by Special Olympics. Bullitt East is the only Kentucky school in the 2019 class of National Banner Unified Champion Schools and one of three in Kentucky to achieve this recognition.
The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence is accepting applications for the Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership Class of 2020.