Students visited exhibitors that ranged from construction professionals to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority and different colleges to talk about their next steps after graduation.
Woodford County Public Schools has created a teacher induction program that is instilling a culture within the district that is making its teachers want to stay.
Ignite Institute opened in August with a focus on project-based learning in STEAM-related fields and on providing career opportunities for students while they are still in high school.
Electronic cigarettes, originally designed as an alternative for adult smokers, have become popular with teens and are raising many health concerns.
Wyan-Pine Grove Elementary School, a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School in Laurel County, provides after-school instruction that helps both struggling and high-performing students.
Early literacy is a crucial step in overcoming learning gaps and propelling students toward proficiency. From pre-K to kindergarten, families and schools are on...
More than 60,000 of Kentucky’s elementary and middle school students and nearly 1-in-4 of Kentucky’s high school students are in that state of academic emergency. It is an incredibly dangerous place for our children to be.
In the nearly two years that I have had the honor of serving as Kentucky’s commissioner of education, I have made students’ preparation for success in the workforce a top priority.
We are writing to share important educational information and links to resources for school administrators, teachers, parents and students about the dangers of youth e-cigarette use and vaping.
Young Kentuckians of today are about to become very familiar with Kentuckians of the past. The new Kentucky Academic Standards for Social Studies incorporates Kentucky studies throughout a student's primary and secondary education.
While there is no single school safety measure that will ever completely eliminate the threat of harm in our schools, as a dad and the husband of a high school educator, I am comforted in knowing there is a well-trained, experienced SRO who is ready and willing to meet danger at the school door if need be.
Following eight years of being under state management, the Kentucky Board of Education voted Dec. 4 to approve Commissioner Wayne Lewis’ recommendation that Breathitt County Schools move to state assistance.
Kiley Whitaker, assistant director of the Division of Technical Schools and Continuous Improvement at the Kentucky Department of Education , received the 2019 Kevin M. Noland-Mary Ann Miller Award Dec. 4 from Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis.
The Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services are collaborating on a framework to improve the physical and mental well-being of Kentucky’s youth, called Kentucky CARES.
In the 2019 State of Education address Dec. 3, Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis issued a call to action to the state’s education community and encouraged education leaders, educators, policymakers and families to work together to ensure each and every student is well-prepared for life and the opportunities of the 21st century economy.
Laura Arnold, director of workforce development for Nelson County schools, has been named the 2020 the Association for Career and Technical Education Administrator of the Year.
Kentucky Educational Television offers free workshops in multimedia production and related topics for educators and students in the KET Media Lab at the KET Network Center in Lexington.
Derrick Harris, the principal at Bell Elementary School (Wayne County), was recognized by the National Association of Elementary School Principals as part of its 2019 Class of National Distinguished Principals during National Principals Month.
The Chronicle of African Americans in the Horse Industry, a website project at the International Museum of the Horse in Lexington, is recruiting teacher representatives to help create lessons and activities that will assist with developing the project’s educational goals and resources.
Teachers who are candidates for certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards should ensure that they can access their National Board account prior to the release of component scores Dec. 7.