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Kentucky schools win national awards

Forty-four Kentucky schools are among those recognized nationwide as 2020 America’s Healthiest Schools.

Three Kentucky students compete in national Braille competition

Three Kentucky students competed in the Braille Institute’s National Braille Challenge Competition and were recognized during a July 31 virtual awards celebration.

Service to others inspires Martin, new Meade County superintendent

From a young age, Mark Martin admired the impact his family – the majority of whom are educators – and his teachers had on him and his fellow classmates. Martin now hopes to continue positively impacting students as the new superintendent for Meade County Schools.

24 Kentucky Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award winners named for 2021

The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2021 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards (TAA). These teachers qualify to compete for the 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award which will be announced in October.

Three Kentucky students move on to National Braille Challenge Competition

Three students competing in the Kentucky Regional Braille Challenge were named finalists and will be attending the virtual National Braille Challenge Competition. The national competitors are:

KBE votes to allow school boards to postpone charter school training

The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) voted at its regular meeting Feb. 4 to grant waivers to school boards wishing to hold off on 12 hours of charter school authorizer training until they receive a charter school application.

TAC meets in Frankfort to discuss Impact Kentucky, GoTeachKY

Representatives from the Kentucky Department of Education met with the Teacher’s Advisory Council to highlight KDE initiatives.

GoTeachKY using 10 teacher ambassadors to promote teaching profession 

The GoTeachKY campaign to recruit the next generation of educators has partnered with 10 teacher ambassadors across the state to help promote the teaching profession.

Student work: How to get the results you want and know...

Since 2009, the Literacy Design Collaborative has been partnering with Kentucky teachers to create rigorous, authentic to the discipline, writing-in-response to reading assignments.

Commissioner celebrates innovation in education; emphasizes student readiness

In the 2019 State of Education address Dec. 3, Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis issued a call to action to the state’s education community and encouraged education leaders, educators, policymakers and families to work together to ensure each and every student is well-prepared for life and the opportunities of the 21st century economy.