Now is the time for innovation in higher education

In his famous 1961 “moon shot” speech, President John F. Kennedy told Congress, “Now it is time to take longer strides, time for a great new American enterprise, time for this nation to take a clearly leading role in space achievement, which in many ways may hold the key to our future on earth.”

By |2022-06-28T16:35:25-04:00June 28, 2022|

What is a portrait of a learner?

As schools transitioned away from the high-stakes accountability environment of No Child Left Behind in 2015, many Kentucky schools and districts began a journey toward deeper, more personalized learning as a path to equity for ALL learners.

By |2022-05-25T12:49:14-04:00May 31, 2022|

Reflections and responsibility on the Uvalde school shooting

Like many of you, I am heartbroken and angered over the tragedy that took place in Uvalde, Texas, on May 25. As is the case in many of your communities, students and staff at Robb Elementary were celebrating the end of this school year, looking ahead to the summer and imagining what the next year of school might bring. In a flurry of senseless violence, all of this was taken away.

By |2022-05-31T09:54:46-04:00May 25, 2022|

Giving thanks to teachers who change lives every day

Springtime in Kentucky brings lots of things for which to be grateful. I have had the opportunity to travel to and live in some amazingly beautiful places, but the abundance of colors that spring brings to the Bluegrass state makes this one of my favorite places on earth.

By |2022-04-28T13:30:08-04:00May 2, 2022|
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