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48 Kentuckians to serve on the Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education

A group of 45 Kentuckians representing various aspects of the state’s education community have been selected to serve on the Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education, Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass announced June 1.

Kentucky schools receive EPA funding to replace 36 buses

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the 2020 Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) School Bus Rebate awards. This rebate allows eligible school districts to reduce the harmful emissions from older, dirtier vehicles and replace them with newer cleaner diesel or alternative fuel buses, which may include propane.

State board of education votes to settle student funding dispute

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) adopted a final order on Oct. 7 that settles a long-running dispute between the Pineville Independent and Bell County school districts.

KBE SPOTLIGHT | Mike Bowling learned to serve from mother, high...

New Kentucky Board of Education member Bowling said it is important for him to be of service to others. It’s a lesson he learned from his mother, who was born in Germany and spent 14 years of her life living in bomb shelters.

KBE votes to allow school boards to postpone charter school training

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) voted at its regular meeting Feb. 4 to grant waivers to school boards wishing to hold off on 12 hours of charter school authorizer training until they receive a charter school application.

KDE to kick off reading program in Grayson, Flemingsburg

Children will be given free books at several lunch programs being held across the state this summer as a part of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) summer reading and math initiative, Stride Don’t Slide!

‘It teaches you life’

A retired family and consumer sciences teacher from Bell County was honored by the Association for Career and Technical Education with a community service award.

Kentucky Junior Historical Society: Discovering history close to home

The Kentucky Junior Historical Society, as a program of the Kentucky Historical Society, has been serving Kentucky’s students and teachers since the 1960s.

Schedule the VSA Student Traveling Exhibition now

The 2017 VSA Kentucky Student Traveling Exhibition, “A Matter of Perspective” – which showcases original artwork created by K-12 students with disabilities from schools throughout Kentucky – is now traveling to schools and other community venues throughout the Commonwealth.

Superintendents’ Spotlight: Yvonne Gilliam, Bell County

The Bell County school district strives to provide a variety of quality educational services to our students. Through the assistance of several grants this...