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Getting their hands on science

Teachers attending the Kentucky Science Teachers Association’s annual conference in Lexington used everything from foam balls and a giant Slinky to a syringe and bag of marshmallows to discover new ways to engage their students.

New toolbox aims to help school leaders build early childhood support

Recent kindergarten readiness results show that only half of Kentucky’s children arrived at school ready to do kindergarten work this year. In response, the Kentucky Department of Education and the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood have released a new tool called the “Superintendent Toolbox” to help superintendents improve kindergarten readiness in their communities.

NBCT Class of 2014 celebrated at the Capitol

Teachers from around the state celebrated their National Board Certification recently at the Capitol as the Class of 2014 was recognized.

200 Ky. teachers gain National Board Certification

Two hundred more Kentucky teachers have achieved National Board Certification, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) has announced, bring the state closer...

Two are honored with Dr. Samuel Robinson Award

The Kentucky Board of Education on Wednesday presented the annual Dr. Samuel Robinson Award to co-winners – Cindy Heine, retired associate executive director of...

Superintendents’ Spotlight: Henry Webb, Floyd County

Floyd County has seen dramatic growth under the leadership of Superintendent Henry Webb. Once ranked 145th among Kentucky public school districts, Floyd County, a distinguished...

Student council, commissioner discuss school issues

Members of the fourth incarnation of the Next-Generation Student Advisory Council met with Commissioner Terry Holliday, Kentucky Board of Education Chairman Roger Marcum and other KDE staff and government officials during their first meeting of the 2014-15 school year.

2 districts that are making the numbers real

As we looked more closely at numbers from the Unbridled Learning Accountability System last week, there was much to celebrate. School report cards showed...

Kentucky teachers named to “DreamTeam”

Congratulations to the four Kentucky teachers who have been named to the LearnZillion 2014 Dream Team. Dr. Kimberly Johnson, Waggener High School, Jefferson Co. ...

District working to increase number of National Board Certified teachers

NBCT program at the district level will provide mentors and resources for applicants.