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Teacher of the Year story a family feature

Meet Erika Webb, the 2011 Kentucky Teacher of the Year.

Use it or lose it: World languages focus on communication

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.

Teacher, principal effectiveness teams meet

Two panels of district leaders and educators have begun working with Kentucky Department of Education staff to develop the state’s new teacher and principal...

Eleven alternative programs selected as best practice sites

Eleven alternative education programs have been selected by the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) as Best Practice Sites in recognition of the work of...

Dig it

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.