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The Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy® recently honored two teachers who have done an exceptional job of teaching financial literacy concepts to their students.
Bullitt County school psychologist Misty Lay began working with a defiant 2nd grader who spent most of his time in the principal’s office and not learning. But over the next three years, Lay worked with him on both his behavior and his academic needs to overcome a learning disability.
Kentucky students who go to a foreign country are sometimes faced with a significant problem – they can’t ask for food. More specifically, they can’t order the food they want, according to Jacque Van Houten, world language and international education consultant for the Kentucky Department of Education.
Eleven alternative education programs have been selected by the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) as Best Practice Sites in recognition of the work of...
Students in schools across Kentucky are using buttons to learn about sorting, color, shapes and classification, all while drawing inferences about the objects’ owner. Teachers are using original source documents to produce informed citizens, voters and leaders. All are happening because of archaeology, a word not even found in the Program of Studies, according to A. Gwynn Henderson, archaeologist and education coordinator with the Kentucky Archaeological Survey (KAS), jointly administered by the Kentucky Heritage Council and the University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology.