A report by the Office of Education Accountability concluded that school counselors should be able to spend more time working with students and that more counselors are needed in Kentucky schools.
The Kentucky Department of Education and Panorama Education will administer the Impact Kentucky working conditions survey to certified staff members at schools across Kentucky in January.
During a special Dec. 12 meeting at which newly appointed members were sworn into office, the Kentucky Board of Education named Robin Kinney as the acting commissioner of education.
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.
The Local Superintendents Advisory Council discussed amendments to school and district report card, accountability system regulations.
Eleven Kentucky public high school students have been named to the Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council, a group that provides input to Kentucky Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis.
Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis recently was selected to serve as a member of the Hoover Education Success Initiative Practitioner Council at Stanford University.