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At its May 4 virtual meeting, the Education Continuation Task Force discussed ways that Kentucky educational partners can assist school districts in pandemic recovery efforts as they receive Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding.
Six Kentucky public high school students have been named semifinalists in the 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.
Elena Kamenetzky, a Japanese teacher at Eastern High School (Jefferson County), was named the 2020 Southern Conference on Language Teaching Teacher of the Year. She’ll go on to the national competition to face off against the other regional winners for the honor of being named the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language Teacher of the Year.
Kentucky Board of Education Chairman David Karem has deep roots in Kentucky’s public education. From his work while serving in the Kentucky General Assembly to saving Bloom Elementary Jefferson County), Karem has dedicated his career to the children of the Commonwealth.
In an effort to recognize the work of educators and programs that serve students with a variety of learning needs, the Kentucky Department of Education has named 11 Alternative Programs of Distinction.
Members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council said at their April 14 virtual meeting that having a graduation ceremony is very important to them and the majority of them would be willing to wait for an in-person ceremony.
After a long career in education, self-described policy wonk Sharon Porter Robinson is working to close the gap between education policy and practice as a member of the Kentucky Board of Education.
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.
Representatives from the Kentucky Department of Education met with the Teacher’s Advisory Council to highlight KDE initiatives.