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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.

Electronic cigarettes becoming a bigger problem for Kentucky teens

Electronic cigarettes, originally designed as an alternative for adult smokers, have become popular with teens and are raising many health concerns.

Governor’s Cup makes academics “in”

For 32 years, Kentucky schools have been competing for the Governor’s Cup in a statewide academic competition designed to mirror athletics.

Ashland students show off at KVEC Showcase

At the Kentucky Valley Education Cooperative Showcase at the Capitol, students from Ashland Middle School played the stars as they showed off their Samsung Solve for Tomorrow project. They created a device, with the help of a 3-D printer, that will let police officers pick up used needles safely.

Igniting students’ interest in math

A Johnson County teacher uses elements of writing, art and music to help her students master mathematics skills.

Reading the music

Making connections between music and literacy can benefit students’ understanding of both, teachers learn at Arts Integration Academy.

24 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award winners named

The Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline™ have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2017 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Awards. These teachers qualify to compete for the 2017 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award, which will be announced next month.

Making the most of a hometown musician’s gift

A country music star’s donation has given a shot in the arm to a once-struggling high school music program.

Five teachers receive awards from KAPE

Five Kentucky teachers have received annual awards from the Kentucky Association of Professional Educators (KAPE). Two teachers from Henry Clay High School (Fayette County) shared...

Learning won’t stop when the snow piles up

Thirteen school districts are creating programs for snowbound students.