It is Teacher Appreciation Week – a time that should be celebrated on the highest levels, but is often overlooked. So, if you will...
Commissioner Pruitt shares his thoughts about the implications of House Bill 520, which was signed into law in March and gives local school boards and the mayors of Lexington and Louisville the authority to authorize charter schools.
Our new vision for Kentucky education is one that puts students at the center of our work, values the profession of education, and values the education of the whole child, not simply test scores.
When we talk about how rapidly education is changing, I think we often overlook the thing that is at the heart of every school – the library.
We're getting ready to kick off another round of Town Hall meetings across Kentucky to get your input into what you think about the state's proposed new accountability system.
During this Valentine's Day week, let’s take time to show some love for our public schools.
Too often in the past we’ve thought of career and technical education as being an alternative pathway for students who, for one reason or another, weren’t going to attend a college or a university. It is time for all of us in the Commonwealth to realize that CTE is for everyone.
Kentucky's Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt says everybody should give thanks to the hard work and dedication of local school board members during January, which is Local Board of Education Appreciation Month.
Before a thing can be made, it has to be imagined. But in order to be tomorrow’s dreamers, today’s students need to have a sound backing in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills.
Kentucky Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt says when it comes to education, we have to put politics aside, take ownership for our responsibility as education shareholders and simply make the best decisions for students and their future success.