Harrison County was the first Kentucky school district to be impacted by COVID-19. Now, the district is one step closer to a return to in-person instruction.
Three years ago, Principal Janet Throgmorton of Fancy Farm Elementary (Graves County) was looking for a way to save her district some money while addressing one of its most pressing needs.
Forty-one of 45 Kentucky schools recognized by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation are part of the Baptist Health School Wellness Initiative, offered by the Delta Rural Network Center at Baptist Health Madisonville.
BAVEL, Kentucky’s all-virtual public school, offers lessons for other districts now working to set up full-time online instruction due to COVID-19.
Tyler Watts uses Post-it Notes to create colorful pop-culture pictures for the holidays. He has made them around Kentucky and gotten national media attention.
All of us at the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) are committed to the core values of equity, achievement, collaboration and integrity. These are the values that drive our work day after day.
I like to say that people who are drawn to becoming teachers generally have a calling. That got me thinking; why do we often call teaching a calling?
When Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass called me last year to ask if I would become Kentucky’s first chief equity officer, it was one of the greatest honors of my career.
Throughout the course of my education career, I have engaged in numerous discussions on how and if schools should discuss and teach controversial topics with students.
It soon will be a time of new beginnings for this year’s high school seniors. Even though their senior year hasn’t been what they anticipated, now is the time to be following through with plans for what comes next in their lives.
Erlanger-Elsmere Independent's Amanda Bell shares what she's been thankful for as a teacher for the 2020 school year.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) released updated guidance on April 16 detailing how the Supplemental School Year Program impacts public education in the Commonwealth.
Kentucky schools will get just over $2 billion dollars in a third round of Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER III) funding from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).
Members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) shared their thoughts about the highs and lows of remote learning during the pandemic at the council's April 13 meeting.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) released new guidance on April 12 on summer learning programs and opportunities to provide educational boosts during the subsequent school year.
During their April 7 meeting, the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) heard an update on the third round of federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funding, which is on its way to Kentucky school districts.
The Teachers Advisory Council (TAC) is designed to improve the educational landscape of Kentucky by providing the commissioner of education with direct input from Kentucky’s classrooms.
In partnership with Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR), eastern Kentucky will host Remake Learning Days Across America (RLDAA) April 22-May 2. RLDAA includes family-friendly learning events designed to engage caregivers, parents and children.
Next Gen Personal Finance (NGPF) is hosting its final virtual professional development session in their partnership with the Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition.
The Kentucky Department of Education's Office of Career and Technical Education has released a "Middle School Career Studies Webinar Series" to support implementation of the Kentucky Academic Standards for Career Studies and development of students’ Individual Learning Plans (ILP). These are now available on the KDE Media Portal.