Thursday, October 22, 2020
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Refusal of COVID-19 testing, other concerns discussed by Kentucky superintendents

With the release of the Healthy at School guidance on June 24, the Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Department for Public Health provided Kentucky’s schools with a framework of expectations when implementing reopening plans.

Kentucky CTE professionals receive regional honors

Two Kentucky Career and Technical Education professionals were named regional award winners at the Association for Career and Technical Education Region 2 Conference in Raleigh, N.C., Oct. 5.

Work group to consider changes to growth indicator in accountability system

Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis has called for the creation of a group of key stakeholders from across the Commonwealth to review the state’s current growth calculation methodology and make recommendations for how to improve it before the release of school accountability data next fall.

KDE Commissioner Lewis visits Four Rivers school districts

The Kentucky Department of Education’s Interim Commissioner Wayne Lewis visited the Four Rivers Foundation school districts and area technical centers to talk to students about the dual credit, technical programs and partnerships in the Ballard, Carlisle, Fulton and Hickman county school districts and the Fulton Independent school district.

Districts awarded New Skills for Youth Grants to strengthen and expand...

The Kentucky Department of Education has awarded six Kentucky school districts with grants to strengthen and expand career and technical pathways for students.

Districts of Distinction recognized

The Kentucky Board of Education and the Kentucky Department of Education recognized 16 school districts as Districts of Distinction at the board’s Feb. 8 meeting.

Reading promotion in the age of Vine and Instagram

Three educators at Ballard High School decided to work together last school year to see how they could get students really excited about reading.

Safety course gets students one step closer to career-readiness

Ballard Memorial High School offered its seniors in three career and technical education classes an important safety course, and the instructor who led that effort would like to see it happen across the state.

How Ballard County honored the memory of a beloved teacher

Ballard County’s Angie Woods explains how the staff and teachers of her elementary school decided how to honor a beloved teacher who was lost too soon.

Superintendents’ spotlight: Casey Allen, Ballard County

Casey Allen recently marked the start of his third full year as superintendent of the Ballard County school district, but that short tenure has...