Social studies teachers from across the Commonwealth met Oct. 15-16 at the Kentucky Department of Education’s offices to thoughtfully consider and respond to the 1,227 respondents who provided 5,306 public comments on the survey of the draft Kentucky Academic Standards for Social Studies.
The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on the revised Kentucky Academic Standards for Career Studies (formerly known as vocational studies).
Kentucky Summer Food Service sponsors, along with many partners across the state, are celebrating the increase in the number of summer meals served to children across Kentucky in 2018.
The Kentucky Board of Education voted unanimously Oct. 3 to approve a proposal that will change minimum high school graduation requirements for students who will graduate in the Classes of 2023 and 2024.
The Kentucky Board of Education voted unanimously Oct. 2 to take the next step in making Wayne D. Lewis the next commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Education. Lewis has served as interim commissioner since April 2018.
The Kentucky Board of Education named Jason Reeves, dean of educational studies and professor of education at Union College in Barbourville, as the recipient of the second annual David Karem Award during its regular meeting Oct. 2 in Frankfort.
At its meeting Oct. 2, the Kentucky Board of Education presented the 18th annual Joseph W. Kelly Award to Robbie Rudolph, president of Rudolph’s Inc. and founder of Four Rivers Foundation in Hickman.
The U. S. Department of Education named five Kentucky public schools as 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools, based on their overall academic excellence.
The Kentucky Department of Education released 2017-2018 student assessment results, and also identified the state’s lowest performing schools as well as those struggling to meet the needs of specific groups of students.
High school students taking dual credit courses and the number of credits they are earning is on a sharp rise in Kentucky, according to a report presented Sept. 21 at the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education meeting.