The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) announced the selection of 22 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2024 Kentucky Teacher Achievement Awards on July 5. These teachers qualify to compete for the 2024 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award, which will be announced in September.
New Casey County Superintendent Barry Lee focuses on making sure students understand academics and life
Barry Lee is starting his 20th year in education as the new Casey County superintendent. A native of Casey County, Lee graduated from Casey County High School in 1996. He went on to earn his bachelor’s degree in public relations from Eastern Kentucky University as a first-generation college student.
For 32 years, Kentucky schools have been competing for the Governor’s Cup in a statewide academic competition designed to mirror athletics.
During the annual Continuous Improvement Summit Sept. 19 in Lexington, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) recognized five schools and two districts for best practices.
Casey County High School teacher Garlen Whitis decided go small for his construction class after years teaching students to build larger homes.
This year I had the opportunity to photograph a couple of events that have been going on for years, but I had never attended, such as the graduation ceremony at the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Training Center and bus driver training.
The 2014 21st Century Community Learning Centers Multi-State Conference brought together directors from Kentucky, West Virginia, Tennessee, Ohio and Indiana to share best practices and innovations in after-school and summer programming.
Districts excel at keeping parents involved in students' school lives, learning