Thursday, September 16, 2021
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The angst and anticipation of PGES

In order for more students to achieve success by reaching college- and career-readiness standards, we must have a highly effective teacher in every classroom,...

In support of educators and the Kentucky Core Academic Standards

I recently had the opportunity to testify before the Senate Education Committee about the Common Core State Standards in English/language arts and mathematics and...

Listening to teachers, advocating for more school funding

As I noted in my column last month, the 2013-14 school year is going to be a busy one with many new and continuing initiatives....

A Productive Legislative Session

  All in all, the 2013 session of the General Assembly was a very productive session for education.   The major initiative of the Governor, First Lady...

Spring brings opportunities to engage with Kentucky students, schools

Throughout the commonwealth, educators are working diligently and with a sense of urgency to ensure ALL Kentucky’s students are college/career-ready when they graduate high...

Time for teachers to TELL Kentucky about teaching, learning and the...

No matter how busy my schedule gets as Kentucky’s education commissioner, I am always interested in receiving feedback. That’s one of the many reasons...

Preparing for K-PREP results

The Kentucky Department of Education will release the results of the first Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) next month. I know there is...

Heat Index is Rising on Unbridled Learning

This time of year has always been a period of excitement for me. As a former high school band director, this was time spent...