The Kentucky Department of Education announced April 20 that Interim Commissioner Wayne Lewis will visit Jefferson County Public Schools April 25-26 as part of an ongoing management audit.
To speed the process for developing new graduation requirements,, the Kentucky Department of Education now will collect input online through an expanded survey instead of town hall meetings.
During a special April 17 meeting at which newly appointed members were sworn into office, the Kentucky Board of Education named Wayne D. Lewis Jr. the interim commissioner of education.
The Kentucky Board of Education kicked off its examination of the state’s graduation requirements at its regular meeting April 11 with a national overview of what other states are doing to ensure their high school graduates can successfully transition to careers and college.
At its meeting April 11 in Frankfort, the Kentucky Board of Education presented the Dr. Samuel Robinson Award to the Black Males Working (BMW) Academy program.
At its regular meeting April 11, the Kentucky Board of Education presented the seventh annual Dr. Johnnie Grissom Award to Soraya Matthews, director of curriculum, instruction and assessment for the Fayette County Public Schools.
Kentucky's public school students’ performance in reading and mathematics on the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress, also known as the Nation’s Report Card, remained relatively flat, according to results released April 10. Kentucky students scored about the same as those in most other states.
Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt is leading educators across Kentucky in recognizing World Autism Awareness Day in support of children and families who experience autism on a daily basis.
More than 9,000 students, educators and parents will converge on Lexington for the 11th annual Student Technology Leadership Program State Championship on March 29.
Public comment is being sought on the Kentucky Department of Education’s application for federal funds under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).