The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) sought more feedback on the search for a new education commissioner during the Commissioner’s Principals Advisory Council meeting on Sept. 28.
Planned meat processing facility on Barren County High School’s campus aims to advance agricultural learning
Barren County High School students are preparing for their annual farm-to-table hog roast dinner, where they have an active role in producing and processing the meat served at the community-wide event.
Career and technical education (CTE) prepares students for postsecondary life, allowing them to pursue their interests and match their skills to careers. Special education students, however, have not always had the same opportunity to engage with CTE as their peers.
KDE seeks public comment on proposed amendments to Kentucky’s Carl D. Perkins federal performance goals
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking public comment on proposed amendments to Kentucky’s Carl D. Perkins federal performance goals as part of the process to update the state Perkins plan.
Schools in Fayette, Scott and Boone counties receive $5.7 million from Toyota to further STEM education
Schools in Scott and Fayette counties and the Ignite Institute in Boone County will receive grants of up to $5.7 million from the Toyota USA Foundation to help prepare students for future science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers.
More than 2,000 Career and Technical Education (CTE) leaders from across Kentucky’s school districts, postsecondary institutions and industries came together in July at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville for the 2023 CTE Summer Program.
Greenup County Schools was selected for a $14.9 million energy efficiency grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Renew America’s Schools program, which will support improvements in K–12 schools across the country.
Getting their feet wet: Kentucky Rural Water Association’s high school apprentices get training in high-demand industry
A group of high school students is getting intensive training as future utility operators by the Kentucky Rural Water Association (KRWA).
Resting on a hill overlooking the town of Martin, the Floyd County School of Innovation (FCSI) provides students with career and technical education (CTE) experiences. When it opened its doors in 2020, it became a beacon of opportunity for computer science, engineering, healthcare and, as of 2021, agriculture education.
David McCoy, a welding teacher at Pleasure Ridge Park High School (Jefferson County), has been named one of 50 finalists for the prestigious Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence.