Tuesday, April 13, 2021
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KDE Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council provides feedback on school year

Members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) shared their thoughts about the highs and lows of remote learning during the pandemic at the council's April 13 meeting.

Fayette County teacher chosen as NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassador

Jenny McCall, an 8th-grade integrated science teacher at Winburn Middle School (Fayette County), was selected as a 2021 NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassador (AAA).

Kentucky superintendents hear ideas on use of ESSER II funds

Superintendents of five public school districts shared how they will use new federal ESSER II funding. Returning to in-person classes, administration of statewide assessments and using retired teachers as substitutes also was discussed.

KDE’s new Preschool Coordinator Advisory Group kicks off by setting priorities

The Preschool Coordinator Advisory Group met for the first time on Jan. 28, electing officers and setting its discussion priorities.

Four Kentucky schools get award for healthy family engagement

Four Kentucky public schools, already among the state’s 45 winners of the America’s Healthiest Schools designation by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, have won the additional honor of the first-ever Family Engagement Distinction presented by Kohl’s Healthy at Home.

Kentucky schools get awards for women’s computer science access

Twenty-two Kentucky schools are being recognized by the College Board for expanding young women’s access to computer science in 2020.

Four Kentucky students named finalists in national science contest

Four Kentucky students are among 300 semifinalists in the 2021 Regeneron Science Talent Search, selected from 1,760 applicants across the nation and in 10 foreign countries.

Kentucky shines in Healthy Schools awards

Forty-one of 45 Kentucky schools recognized by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation are part of the Baptist Health School Wellness Initiative, offered by the Delta Rural Network Center at Baptist Health Madisonville.

Kentucky teachers address state Senate on COVID-19 impact

Four Kentucky teachers addressed the Kentucky Senate Education Committee on Jan. 7 regarding the impact of remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Americans have been learning skills to help them through the pandemic...

For many, it has taken a global pandemic to remind them of the importance of basic life skills. With restaurants closed and stay-at-home mandates, a growing number of adults have turned to online tutorials, social media recipes, and family and friends to learn basic life skills.