At its June 9 virtual meeting, the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Commissioner’s Parents Advisory Council (PAC) provided feedback on proposed updates to “The Kentucky Family and School Partnership Guide,” previously known as “The Missing Piece of the Proficiency Puzzle,” a document designed to support schools and districts with implementing best practices for parent engagement.
Forty-seven schools have been named Bright Spots in Kentucky Education, recognition for schools in which students performed better than expected on measures of educational achievement.
Kentucky superintendents share school reopening advice, get revised metric for holding in-person classes
Participants in the Kentucky Department of Education’s Sept. 29 Special Superintendents’ Webcast heard from leaders of four school districts on how reopening to in-person instruction amid the pandemic has gone so far, and from state officials about updates to the color-coded metric used to determine whether to hold in-person classes.
In an effort to recognize the work of educators and programs that serve students with a variety of learning needs, the Kentucky Department of Education has named 11 Alternative Programs of Distinction.
Teachers should be supporting other teachers; not competing against one another or trying to outdo the person in the classroom down the hall. We should be sharing our ideas, celebrating one another’s successes and trying to lift one another up when we are down.
Students in 12 school districts will be the latest to participate in a program designed to help prepare students in low-income communities for success in postsecondary education.
Working closely with students and their families helps to ensure the success of students in some of the state’s top alternative programs.
Educators are learning that it’s necessary to take some time to take care of themselves in order to better meet the needs of their students.
In an effort to recognize the work of educators and programs that serve students with a variety of learning needs, the Kentucky Department of Education has named 10 Alternative Programs of Distinction.
Tom Haggard, a resource development coordinator at Covington Partners, which works with Covington Independent schools to promote youth development, has been named one of 15 afterschool leaders from around the nation to serve as Afterschool Ambassadors for 2017-18 by the Afterschool Alliance.