The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) is taking steps to create a statewide Profile of a Graduate, which is a vision statement describing what a learner should know and be able to do before they graduate high school.
January is a time for new beginnings and a new session of the Kentucky General Assembly. The session will start on Jan. 4 and must end by midnight on April 14. I think this is an exciting time for Kentucky as a whole and for education specifically.
It’s been a little over a year now since I joined the Kentucky Department of Education as its commissioner. During that time, my focus has been on listening to the people of my home state telling us what is working in education in the Commonwealth and where we need to improve.
Kentucky Educational Television (KET) will broadcast a one-hour special on the 2021 Kentucky Education Summit, which was held on Nov. 1-2 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville. The special will premiere on KET on Nov. 21 at 2 p.m. ET.
I have always admired that our Commissioner of Education, Jason E. Glass, often refers to himself as the Commonwealth’s chief learner. As chair of the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE), I also held a similar title while attending the 2021 Kentucky Education Summit – chief listening officer.
Using input from thousands of Kentuckians, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) unveiled a vision for the state’s public education system at the 2021 Kentucky Education Summit in Louisville on Nov. 2.
In preparation for the upcoming School Report Card data release, KDE officials met with the School Curriculum Assessment and Accountability Council to discuss the spring 2021 Kentucky Summative Assessment.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) will require individuals attending the 2021 Kentucky Education Summit to present their original COVID-19 vaccination card or show proof of negative COVID-19 test result taken within 48 hours prior to Nov. 1.
There’s a phrase you may hear in education circles – particularly in Kentucky – called student voice. Student voice is the idea that students should have some say about how their education takes place.