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Kentucky schools win national awards

Forty-four Kentucky schools are among those recognized nationwide as 2020 America’s Healthiest Schools.

24 Kentucky Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award winners named for 2021

The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2021 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards (TAA). These teachers qualify to compete for the 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award which will be announced in October.

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.

Superintendents Advisory Council reconvenes to discuss 2020-2021 attendance amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Kentucky Department of Education has worked to provide guidance and insight to Kentucky's school districts throughout the COVID-19 crisis. To provide additional opportunities for superintendents to have their voices heard, Interim Education Commissioner Kevin C. Brown reconvened the department’s Superintendents Advisory Council.

TAC meets in Frankfort to discuss Impact Kentucky, GoTeachKY

Representatives from the Kentucky Department of Education met with the Teacher’s Advisory Council to highlight KDE initiatives.

GoTeachKY using 10 teacher ambassadors to promote teaching profession 

The GoTeachKY campaign to recruit the next generation of educators has partnered with 10 teacher ambassadors across the state to help promote the teaching profession.

Building relationships in alternative programs

Working closely with students and their families helps to ensure the success of students in some of the state’s top alternative programs.

Home-grown help in social services staffing

A new apprenticeship program allows high schools students to work in local offices of the Kentucky Department for Community Based Services.

10 alternative programs recognized for exemplary work

In an effort to recognize the work of educators and programs that serve students with a variety of learning needs, the Kentucky Department of Education has named 10 Alternative Programs of Distinction.

Greenhouses make plant science come to life

School greenhouses help students see how four years of instruction about plant anatomy, soil, nutrition, disease, pests, business management and marketing come to life as they produce plants for sale to the public.