More than 80 middle and high school students from 12 schools represented Kentucky during the 2021 Technology Student Association (TSA) National Conference, with several bringing home awards. More than 5,000 students from across the country participated in the first National TSA Conference to be held virtually.
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.
A new pathway helps students earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing faster, with lower costs and more opportunities to earn credentials along the way.
Too often in the past we’ve thought of career and technical education as being an alternative pathway for students who, for one reason or another, weren’t going to attend a college or a university. It is time for all of us in the Commonwealth to realize that CTE is for everyone.
Trimble is one of 26 Carroll County School District teachers participating in a cutting-edge grant through the Kentucky Department of Education to increase student achievement in STEM subjects by increasing collaboration between postsecondary institutions and K-12 teachers and administrators.
The first-of-its-kind in Kentucky high school aims to prepare students for high-demand jobs.
Incoming high school freshmen from Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Owen and Trimble Counties now have a groundbreaking choice about where to go to high school. The superintendents of the five school districts announced this week they are opening Kentucky’s first regional career academy so their students can pursue competitive advantage for the Golden Triangle region’s highest-demand, highest-wage jobs. iLEAD Academy, located [...]
Two Kentucky school districts recently were recognized in the 10th annual Digital School Districts Survey by the Center for Digital Education (CDE) and the National School Boards Association (NSBA). Carroll County and Taylor County school districts each placed in the top 10 districts in the small school category. Carroll County Schools was fourth in the rankings and Taylor County Schools ninth. The [...]
Kentucky Teacher Leader of the Month: Gerda Wise, principal, Kathryn Winn Elementary, Carroll County
Every morning in the Kathryn Winn Elementary School (Carroll County) gymnasium, Principal Gerda Wise leads to students in a college chant before they leave for their classrooms. “Hey, first grade. When are you going to college?” Winn asks. “We are going to college to get some knowledge in 2024,” students reply. Wise repeats the college chant for remaining grades, and [...]
Mathematics stakeholders offer reassurance for teachers concerned with standards gaps.