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More than 2,000 Kentucky educators attend academic standards learning labs

More than 2,000 teachers and school administrators attended Get to Know Your Standards Learning Labs conducted across the state by Kentucky Department of Education staff.

Assessment coordinators’ group seeks proposals for annual workshop

The Kentucky Association of Assessment Coordinators is accepting proposals for the Scott Trimble Assessment Workshop Oct. 28-29 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

We can make black history today

Learning about and celebrating the contributions of African Americans to the building, development and success of the United States was an important part of my childhood and schooling. It is important to me as an educator and even more important to me as a father.

Lewis stresses importance of accountability system in closing achievement gaps

Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis called on schools and districts to raise the bar on student outcomes and close the achievement gap between low-income students, students of color and their peers.

Equity means doing what is right for each and every student

When most educators hear the word “equity,” they usually think of issues related to race or of someone relinquishing some rights, services, power or privileges so that members of under-served groups can benefit. Equity is so much more than either of those notions, and the truth is that everyone wants equity.

Board backs action to fully fund teacher pension system

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) passed a resolution Wednesday encouraging the Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement System (KTRS) to work with the governor and General...

Video can help teachers close achievement gaps

Kentucky teachers, like those in most other American classrooms, face the challenge of closing achievement gaps. As difficult as this can be, there are strategies...

Register for Continuous Improvement Summit

Registration for the 2nd annual Kentucky Continuous Improvement Summit: “Focusing on Best Practice to Close the Achievement Gap” that will be held Sept. 22-24...

Corbin Independent educator participates in U.S. Senate briefing

Corbin Independent School District educator Karen West participated in a briefing for the United States Senate in Washington, D.C., on May 22.  She was...

Federal waiver driving new accountability system

Schools will have an annual goal and a five-year target for proficiency under Kentucky’s proposed accountability model.