Eleven outstanding teachers from across the state are semifinalists for the 2023 Kentucky Teacher of the Year award, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and Valvoline Inc. announced Aug. 1.
At its regularly scheduled April meeting, the Kentucky Board of Education received an update on new education laws passed by the 2017 General Assembly. House Bill 520 allows non-religious public charter schools for the first time in Kentucky. Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt said work has already started at the Kentucky Department of Education to prepare for the establishment of charters.
Crittenden County's Tiffany Blazina shares how she discovered the tough lessons being taught by her daughter's soccer coach also apply to her as an educator.
Through a collaborative effort between schools in western Kentucky and Grace English School in Guatemala, several hundred Kentucky students are learning about Spanish language and culture, while more than 100 Guatemalan students are learning both written and spoken English.
Gov. Steve Beshear announced this week that the Kentucky Division for Air Quality (DAQ) has awarded Crittenden County Board of Education $80,000 to reduce diesel emissions from its school bus fleet. The funds were made available through the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA). “I applaud Crittenden County Board of Education for its leadership in building a greener fleet, [...]
Teachers did research at UofL and UK this summer to take real-world experience back to the classroom.