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Schools in 30 counties dubbed Bright Spots for exceeding expectations

Forty-seven schools have been named Bright Spots in Kentucky Education, recognition for schools in which students performed better than expected on measures of educational achievement.

Harlan County teachers write Spanish book for rural students

Two Harlan County High School teachers have written a Spanish I textbook that focuses on rural life, including specifics of Harlan County.

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.

24 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award winners named

The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2020 Valvoline™ Teacher Achievement Awards.

New leadership named in language-specific professional organizations

During the Kentucky World Language Association’s annual conference in September, new leadership was elected for two of the six different language-specific state professional organizations.

Drones becoming the buzz in more classrooms

Some Kentucky schools are teaching students how to design and build drones, while others are using them as teaching tools in a number of subject areas.

2017 Kentucky Winner’s Circle schools recognized

The Kentucky Department of Education recognized 10 Kentucky public schools on Sept. 18 for outstanding teaching and learning conditions. These Winners’ Circle schools were recognized for their effective teaching and school leadership practices and will be shared as models of best practices across the state.

Eastern Kentucky Spanish students shout out loud

Three high schools are helping Eastern Kentucky elementary school students get a taste of Spanish while improving their own skills.

From high poverty to the globe, via world languages

Harlan County's Emmanuel B. Anama-Green Jr. dares his students to dream big.

Superintendents’ Spotlight: Mike Howard, Harlan County

There are many great programs and activities taking place in the Harlan County school district. One of those the district’s administration is most pleased with...