Officials with the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) provided an update on the department’s efforts to bolster literacy education during the Superintendents Webcast on Aug. 15.
Twenty-seven school counselors have been named as new members of the 2023-2024 School Counselor Advisory Council, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) announced on July 24.
New Caverna Independent Superintendent Amanda Abell seeking to provide more opportunities to students
From a young age, Amanda Abell felt called to teach. “I always had an interest in being a teacher and working with youth. It’s something I felt I was very passionate about and something I was meant to do,” she said.
Thirty districts have been selected to participate in this year’s Summer Boost: Reading and Mathematics Program, a partnership between the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), the Summer Food Service Program and the Children’s Reading Foundation.
The selfless acts of kindness displayed by school personnel after the historic 265.7-mile tornado on Dec. 10 and 11 were recognized Jan. 27 by the Kentucky General Assembly.
For many, it has taken a global pandemic to remind them of the importance of basic life skills. With restaurants closed and stay-at-home mandates, a growing number of adults have turned to online tutorials, social media recipes, and family and friends to learn basic life skills.
Live online events, regional learning events and a hashtag are part of an educator-led initiative to help schools and districts make the most of digital tools.
Kentucky schools would be rated from one to five stars under a proposed accountability system discussed at the June 7 meeting of the Kentucky Board of Education in Frankfort.
Western Kentucky University's Yertty VanderMolen shares how the university and local school districts joined together to give students a broader experience of other cultures.
Sam Dick Over the last four years, Caverna Independent Superintendent Sam Dick has led the focus on college- and career-readiness at Caverna High School, increasing partnerships with local industry and implementing “The Leader in Me” program at the elementary and middle schools. In 2010, only two percent of the graduating class was considered college- and career-ready. However, in the [...]