Friday, July 19, 2019
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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.

Superintendents’ Spotlight: Nannette Johnston, Hardin County

Dynamic educational partnerships and strong community, family, staff and student support have made the Hardin County school district home of endless opportunities. One example is...

When students engage true learning takes place

By Tanya Jury Although it used to be the norm for teachers to close their doors, lecture for 45 minutes while students sat in rows,...

A look back at 2014 in photos

This year I had the opportunity to photograph a couple of events that have been going on for years, but I had never attended, such as the graduation ceremony at the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Training Center and bus driver training.

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.

Meeting the swift, strong and enduring

Most of my photo assignments at the Kentucky Department of Education involve what’s happening in the classroom, not on the field. So I was excited to visit the Kentucky School for the Blind in Louisville for the 36th annual Bill Roby Track and Field Games.

Kentucky schools recognized for environmental efforts

Gov. Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear marked Earth Week in Kentucky this week by congratulating several schools for efforts in energy conservation. The Governor earlier proclaimed April 15-22, 2014, as Earth Week in Kentucky.

Taking arts education to the next level

Grant helps teachers bring in those who live art to share art with students.

District using kindergarten screener results to improve early learning practices

Proper analysis of data critical to high quality education, according to award winning superintendent.

Pivotal Leadership paying off for five schools

GRREC initiative builds leadership through data analysis, culture assessment and more.