Kentucky Department of Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis announced the hiring of Jennifer Fraker as executive director of the Kentucky Board of Education. She begins this role with the department April 16.
The Commissioner's Teacher Advisory Council heard updates on a new website for the Kentucky Academic Standards and on the adoption and development of computer science standards.
Nearly 12,000 students, educators, volunteers, community members and parents are expected to converge on Lexington for Kentucky’s annual Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) State Championship on Thursday, April 18.
Kentucky Department of Education Associate Commissioner Robin Kinney and KDE Division Director Charles Harman provided a 2020-2022 Biennial Budget Update to the Kentucky Board of Education at its April 8 meeting.
During the Kentucky Board of Education's April 10 meeting, Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis presented a report titled “The Meaning and Significance of Novice Performance on Assessments.”
LaMargaret Johnson, a junior at Bryan Station High School (Fayette County), impressed upon a national audience of chief state school officers and educators the vital importance of strong career and technical education (CTE) programs in a speech in Washington, D.C., April 8.
The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2020 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards.
In a memo to 10 superintendents whose districts have experienced school closures due to a high volume of teacher absences since Feb. 28, Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis issued guidance and recommendations March 27.
A bus driver and an assistant principal from the Bullitt County schools have been recognized by Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis for their role in saving a student’s life.
The Kentucky Department of Education is joining educators and education organizations around the nation in celebrating Public Schools Week March 25-29.