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KDE’s Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council discusses return date for in-person classes

Opinions are mixed among members of the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) on whether Kentucky schools should be allowed to resume in-person classes in January, and on who should make that decision.

Kentucky Board of Education reviews recommended changes to state’s accountability system

During the Kentucky Board of Education’s Dec. 2 regular meeting, the board reviewed recommended changes to the state’s accountability system to align it with Senate Bill 158 (2020).

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.

KDE commissioner won’t recommend state management, assistance in Jefferson County

A management audit team appointed by the Kentucky Department of Education initiated a management audit of Jefferson County Public Schools between September 21 and October 9. Based on the findings, Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass stated evidence collected during the audit establishes that neither state management nor state assistance is necessary to correct any inefficiencies and ineffectiveness within the district and that all requirements of the settlement agreement have been met.

Jefferson County teacher named 2021 National Language Teacher of the Year

For the first time ever, a Kentucky teacher has been named National Language Teacher of the Year by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).

Teaching resources for Holocaust Education Week

KET offers three series of videos to aid in the state requirement that middle and high school students learn about the Holocaust.

A reunion 40 years in the making: How a Louisville teacher...

In the past, Ana Reyes made efforts to contact the teacher who helped change her life, but couldn’t find her because she couldn’t...

Donnie Piercey named 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year in first...

Donnie Piercey, a 5th-grade teacher at Stonewall Elementary School (Fayette County), is the 2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year and Elementary Teacher of the Year.

Kentucky 2021 Middle School Teacher of the Year Laura Peavley moved...

In Jefferson County, Laura Peavley has played a prominent role in shaping the school’s Montessori program, hoping to impact future generations. A believer in reaching students where they are, she relocated to be closer to them and better understand their daily struggles.

KASA elects this year’s officers

Kentucky’s largest organization of school administrators has chosen its officers for 2020-2021.