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Tag: Gov. Steve Beshear

Gov. Beshear creates Teachers’ Retirement Work Group to address funding...

In an effort to strengthen the solvency of the Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement System (KTRS), Gov. Steve Beshear this week by executive order created a 23-member work...

Half of incoming kindergartners are ready for school

Gov. Steve Beshear announced Wednesday that 50 percent of students who started kindergarten this school year were ready to learn and succeed. That is...

Education and the State of the Commonwealth

It was my honor to attend the State of the Commonwealth speech last week when Gov. Steve Beshear made his eighth and final such...

Governor, first lady honored for dropout prevention work

Gov. Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear this week received the National Dropout Prevention Network’s 2014 Crystal Star Award for Distinguished Leadership and...

Commissioner praises Governor’s proposed budget

Education Commissioner Terry Holliday praised Gov. Steve Beshear’s proposed 2015-16 biennial budget and the Governor’s commitment to reinvesting in education.

Gov. Beshear makes appointments to boards and commissions

Gov. Steve Beshear recently made several appointments to education-related boards and commissions. Debra Katie Bentley, a community support coordinator at NorthKey Community Care, and Anita C. Dowd, an...

Board, first couple celebrate graduation success

The Kentucky Board of Education meeting was emotional as members celebrated the raising of the dropout age with Gov. Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear.

Gov. Beshear to chair Southern Regional Education Board

Signaling his commitment to continuing improvements in education for Kentucky and the region, Gov. Steve Beshear accepted chairmanship of the Southern Regional Education Board...

Governor signs alternative high school diploma legislation

Gov. Steve Beshear signed a bill on Monday that will benefit students with disabilities by allowing them to earn an alternative high school diploma. “We...

Gov. Beshear honored for his education efforts by NEA

The National Education Association has named Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear this year’s recipient of the America’s Greatest Education Governor Award. The annual award recognizes...