Best practice schools recognized

During the annual Continuous Improvement Summit in Lexington on Sept. 20, the Kentucky Department of Education recognized six schools, one district and one educational cooperative for best practices.

By |2016-09-22T11:12:55-04:00September 22, 2016|

16 schools receive National Healthy Schools Award

Sixteen Kentucky schools have been named winners of the National Healthy Schools Award by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. The awards were announced recently by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a national organization founded by the American Heart Association and the Clinton Foundation whose goal is to reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity and to empower children to [...]

By |2016-09-14T15:28:53-04:00September 15, 2016|

Kentucky School for the Blind students author book

Seven students from the Kentucky School for the Blind are hoping to release the first-ever professionally published anthology written by blind and visually-impaired teenagers this fall.

By |2016-07-21T15:02:15-04:00July 21, 2016|

TELL Kentucky Survey off to a good start; first cash award given

After just one week, more than 9,500 Kentucky educators have taken part in the TELL (Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning) Survey of school working conditions. That represents about 18 percent of the school-based certified educators eligible to participate. Two districts, Leslie County and Harlan Independent, have already achieved a 100 percent response rate; and 250 schools have already met or [...]

By |2015-03-10T10:46:56-04:00March 12, 2015|

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.

By |2018-09-21T13:44:00-04:00January 8, 2015|

Hopkins schools learn the power of positive behavior

Thousands of Kentucky educators are learning more about Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports thanks to free training that meets the requirements of a new state regulation on the use of restraint and seclusion in Kentucky schools.

By |2014-11-18T11:31:47-05:00November 18, 2014|

9 schools, district recognized for best practices

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) recognized nine schools and one district for best practices during the second annual Continuous Improvement Summit on Tuesday. Education Commissioner Terry Holliday presented each winner with a $500 check that can be used toward school improvement. “We have some terrific work going on in our schools and districts,” Holliday said. “Their efforts to create [...]

By |2019-03-12T16:27:39-04:00September 25, 2014|

Project Lead the Way adds biomedical science courses

Last year, 47 students at Muhlenberg County High School used hands-on activities to study diabetes to learn about homeostasis and metabolism, and they investigated sickle-cell disease while learning about genetics and DNA.

By |2019-06-11T13:26:37-04:00September 1, 2010|
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