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Students selected for Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council

Thirteen Kentucky public high school students have been named to the Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council, a group that provides input to Kentucky Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis.

The challenge of summarizing expository text in intermediate grades

The ability to summarize informational text in a clear, concise manner does not come easily to all students. This high-level skill is particularly daunting for students who struggle with reading, oral language and attention.

VSA Kentucky art exhibit available to schools

The 2018 VSA Kentucky Student Traveling Exhibition, “A Matter of Perspective,” has begun its tour and is available free of charge to schools, museums and other institutions.

YoungArts accepting applications for its national arts competition

YoungArts is now accepting applications for its 2017 national arts competition, which offers students up to $10,000 in cash awards, mentorship and professional support, and opportunities to take master classes taught by accomplished artists.

2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts awards announced

The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars selected 20 students from YoungArts finalists as recipients of the 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts award.

2017 TELL Kentucky survey sets record; results due next month

(FRANKFORT, Ky.) – Kentucky educators have set a new record with their response to the 2017 Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning (TELL) Kentucky survey. More...

Three-quarters of educators complete TELL Kentucky Survey

By the third week of the TELL Survey, more than three-quarters of Kentucky’s school-based educators had completed the survey of school working conditions. The survey, which is now in its fourth week, runs through Friday.

More than half of educators complete TELL Kentucky Survey

More than half of Kentucky’s school-based educators have taken part in the TELL (Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning) Survey of school working conditions in just the first two weeks of the survey.

Schedule the VSA Student Traveling Exhibition now

The 2017 VSA Kentucky Student Traveling Exhibition, “A Matter of Perspective” – which showcases original artwork created by K-12 students with disabilities from schools throughout Kentucky – is now traveling to schools and other community venues throughout the Commonwealth.

Superintendent Spotlight: Keith Look, Danville Independent

  In a district where two out of three children qualify for free or reduced-priced lunch and 15 percent of learners have disabilities, all student...